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forest ranger

noun
1.
any of the officers employed by the government to supervise the care and preservation of forests, especially public forests.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
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Examples from the web for forest ranger
  • Also called a forest ranger park: noun: area of land set aside for recreational use.
  • She's considering becoming a forest ranger but lacks the stomach for herd-thinning.
  • Camping for more than three nights, or in a group of ten or more requires a permit from a forest ranger.
British Dictionary definitions for forest ranger

forest ranger

noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a government official who patrols and protects forests, wildlife, etc
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