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English definition of “shooting gallery”

shooting gallery

noun [C] uk   us  

shooting gallery noun [C] (GUNS)

a closed area in which people shoot guns at targets, either for enjoyment or in order to improve their shooting skills

shooting gallery noun [C] (DRUGS)

US slang a place where people go to inject illegal drugs: Police raided a well-known shooting gallery on Thursday night.
(Definition of shooting gallery from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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