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ranger         
      n  
1    sometimes cap   an official in charge of a forest, park, estate, nature reserve, etc.  
2      (Chiefly U.S.)   a person employed to patrol a State or national park or forest,   (Brit. equivalent)   

warden

  
3      (U.S.)   one of a body of armed troops employed to police a State or district  
a Texas ranger     
4    (in the U.S. and certain other armies) a commando specially trained in making raids  
5    a person who wanders about large areas of country; a rover  


forest ranger  
      n     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a government official who patrols and protects forests, wildlife, etc.  
Ranger   [1]   , Ranger Guide  
      n     (Brit)   a member of the senior branch of the Guides  
Ranger   [2]  
      n   any of a series of nine American lunar probes launched between 1961 and 1965, three of which transmitted to earth photographs of the moon  
sea ranger  
      n     (Brit)   a senior Guide training in seamanship,   (U.S. equivalent)    mariner  
Sloane Ranger  
      n     (in Britain)  
Informal   a young upper-class or upper-middle-class person, esp. a woman, having a home in London and in the country, characterized typically as wearing expensive informal country clothes,   (Also called)    Sloane  
     (C20: coined by Peter York, punning on Sloane Square, London SW1, and Lone Ranger, television cowboy character)  
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Ranger          [1]   , Ranger Guide  
      n     (Brit)   a member of the senior branch of the Guides  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

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Ranger          [2]  
      n   any of a series of nine American lunar probes launched between 1961 and 1965, three of which transmitted to earth photographs of the moon  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

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