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English definition of “shooting gallery”

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 GunsTarget sports
(Definition of shooting gallery noun (GUNS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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