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English noun: Ranger

1. Ranger (person) a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier

SynonymsTexas Ranger

Broader (hypernym)law officer, lawman, peace officer

2. ranger (person) an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest

Synonymsfire warden, forest fire fighter

Broader (hypernym)fire fighter, fire-eater, firefighter, fireman, functionary, official

Narrower (hyponym)coyote

3. ranger (person) a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids


Broader (hypernym)man, military man, military personnel, serviceman

Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

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