rangeland

[ reynj-land ]
/ ˈreɪndʒˌlænd /

noun

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Origin of rangeland

First recorded in 1930–35; range + -land
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Example sentences from the Web for rangeland

  • It was getting dark when Ida Mary finally announced jubilantly that someone was coming from the direction of the rangeland.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh|Edith Eudora Kohl
  • It was breaking an unwritten law of the rangeland, and worse, it was doing something unbusiness-like and foolish.

    The Happy Family|Bertha Muzzy Bower
  • To Tom that seemed fair enough,––a give-and-take game of the rangeland.

    Rim o' the World|B. M. Bower
  • Two by two the riders, mere moving dots at first against a monotone of the rangeland, took form as they neared the common center.

    Rim o' the World|B. M. Bower

British Dictionary definitions for rangeland

rangeland
/ (ˈrɛɪndʒˌlænd) /

noun

(often plural) land that naturally produces forage plants suitable for grazing but where rainfall is too low or erratic for growing crops
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