rifle range

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noun

a firing range for practice with rifles.
the range of, or distance coverable by, a bullet fired from a rifle: The enemy was within rifle range.

Nearby words

  1. rifle,
  2. rifle bird,
  3. rifle green,
  4. rifle grenade,
  5. rifle pit,
  6. riflebird,
  7. rifled slug,
  8. rifleman,
  9. riflery,
  10. riflescope

Origin of rifle range

First recorded in 1840–50

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British Dictionary definitions for rifle range

rifle range

noun

an area used for target practice with rifles
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