hunting ground

/ˈhʌntɪŋ graʊnd/ (say 'hunting grownd)

noun
1. the area where hunting takes place.
2. happy hunting ground.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • hunting ground — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hunting ground : singular hunting ground plural hunting grounds a place where people or animals can find their prey (= the animals they hunt and kill) • a happy/favourite hunting ground a place where people can …   English dictionary

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  • hunting ground — a section or area for hunting game. [1650 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • hunting ground — noun a place likely to be a fruitful source of something sought …   English new terms dictionary

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