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RANGE RESOURCES CORP filed this Form 424B3 on 09/07/2017
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guarantee means any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of any Person directly or indirectly guaranteeing any Indebtedness of any other Person and any obligation, direct or indirect, contingent or otherwise, of such Person:

(1) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness of such other Person; or

(2) entered into for purposes of assuring in any other manner the obligee of such Indebtedness of the payment thereof or to protect such obligee against loss in respect thereof (in whole or in part); provided, however, that the term “guarantee” will not include endorsements for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business. The term “guarantee” used as a verb has a corresponding meaning.

Guarantor means any Subsidiary of the Company which is a guarantor of the Notes, including any Person that is required after the Initial Issue Date to guarantee the Notes pursuant to the covenant described under “—Certain Covenants—Future Guarantees” until the Guarantee of such Guarantor is released in accordance with the Indenture or a successor replaces such Person pursuant to the applicable provisions of the Indenture (and, thereafter, means such successor).

Holder” means the Person in whose name a Note is registered in the Register.

Indebtedness” means, without duplication, with respect to any Person,

(a) all obligations of such Person, including those evidenced by bonds, notes, debentures or similar instruments, for the repayment of money borrowed (regardless of whether the recourse of the lender is to the whole of the assets of such Person or only to a portion thereof); and

(b) all liabilities of others of the kind described in the preceding clause (a) that such Person has guaranteed.

Neither Dollar-Denominated Production Payments nor Volumetric Production Payments shall be deemed to be Indebtedness.

Initial Issue Date means September 16, 2016.

Investment Grade Rating means, with respect to the Notes of a series, a rating equal to or higher than (1) Baa3 (or the equivalent) with a stable or better outlook by Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and (2) BBB- (or the equivalent) with a stable or better outlook by Standard & Poor’s; or if either such entity ceases to rate Notes of that series for reasons outside of the Company’s control, the equivalent investment grade rating from another nationally recognized statistical rating agency or agencies, as the case may be, selected by the Company.

Lien” means any mortgage or deed of trust, charge, pledge, lien (statutory or otherwise), privilege, security interest, assignment, deposit, arrangement, hypothecation, claim, preference, priority or other encumbrance for security purposes upon or with respect to any property of any kind (including any conditional sale, capital lease or other title retention agreement, any leases in the nature thereof, and any agreement to give any security interest), real or personal, movable or immovable, now owned or hereafter acquired. References in the Indenture to Liens allowed to exist upon any particular item of Property shall also be deemed (regardless of whether stated specifically) to allow Liens to exist upon any accessions, improvements or additions to, such property, upon any contractual rights relating primarily to such Property, and upon any replacements or proceeds of such Property or of such accessions, improvements, additions or contractual rights.

Maturity means, with respect to the Notes of a series, the date on which the principal of such Notes becomes due and payable as provided therein or by the applicable Indenture, whether at the applicable Maturity Date or by declaration of acceleration, call for redemption or otherwise.