from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a region or district abounding in game; esp. (pl.), the regions roamed over by the North American Indians in search of game.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place or region for hunting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an area in which game is hunted
- n. a place where opportunities abound
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: With any luck the ladies have affrighted that cold-drake into a new hunting ground - it will eat its fill and retire into torpor as it properly should, and we will not need to concern ourselves with it on the return journey.