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range

noun ambit, area, arena, boundaries, bounds, breadth, compass, distance, earshot, extent, field, gamut, genus, hearing, limit, line, perimeter, power, reach, scope, space, span, sphere, stretch, sweep
See also: aptitude, area, arrange, capacity, chain, circuit, classify, course, coverage, degree, direction, extent, file, fix, gamut, hierarchy, jurisdiction, latitude, magnitude, perambulate, province, prowl, purview, region, scene, scope, sort, space, sphere

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.

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India already has three Strike Corps- based out of Mathura, Ambala and Bhopal-but all of them are ranged against Pakistan, being specifically equipped for desert and plain-line warfare.
Conservative MPs were also ranged against each other amid speculation that Lord Justice Leveson will back statutory regulation of the press.
Ranged against Tartak is a highquality line-up featuring three French jumping stars who between them have amassed more than EUR4.
Maybe he didn't fight hard enough, or maybe there were just too many forces ranged against him.
Gordon Brown has insisted that wider powers are needed to detain terrorist suspects in order to cope with the increasing sophistication of the plots ranged against the UK.
Ranged against the campaign to safeguard and rebuild one of the region's greatest businesses, are City traders - gamblers by another name - and a national media determined that someone beyond the company's management must pay for its errors.
The big schism over Iraq which left Bush and Blair on one side (accompanied by the odd - in both senses of the term - Italian and Spanish leaders) and the rest of the European continent ranged against them, now seems to be over.
Now the Taliban, Al-Qaeda, and all those ranged against Anglo-US occupations, know their adversary's eye is half off the ball and scheming of ways to dish not them, but the singing shortbread tins of the SNP.