Definitions for ranching

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ranching(noun)

    farming for the raising of livestock (particularly cattle)


  1. ranching(Noun)

    The business or activity of operating a ranch, of farming or raising livestock.

    Ranching is his way of life.

  2. ranching(Noun)

    A ranch.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ranching

    a term of Spanish derivation applied to the business of rearing cattle, as carried on in the southern and western States of America; vast herds of cattle in a half-wild condition are raised on the wide stretches of prairie land, and are tended by "cowboys," whose free, adventurous life attracts men of all sorts and conditions.


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