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RANGE. This word is used in the land laws of the United States to designate the order of the location of such lands, and in patents from the United States to individuals they are described as being within a certain range.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Previous estimates ranged from 143,000 to 179,000 light years.
Next in is a more subtle ring, about 33,000 miles from Neptune's center, which may be part of a wider and fainter ring informally dubbed the "plateau." Voyager scientists estimate that this structure ranges between about 33,500 and 36,400 miles from the planet's center.