Definitions for ranchoˈræn tʃoʊ, ˈrɑn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ran•choˈræn tʃoʊ, ˈrɑn-(n.)(pl.)-chos.

  1. a ranch.

    Category: Agriculture, Foreign Term

  2. a hut or collection of huts for herders, laborers, or travelers.

    Category: Agriculture, Foreign Term

Origin of rancho:

1800–10, Amer.; < AmerSp: small farm, camp

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rancho(noun)

    a rude hut, as of posts, covered with branches or thatch, where herdsmen or farm laborers may live or lodge at night

  2. Rancho(noun)

    a large grazing farm where horses and cattle are raised; -- distinguished from hacienda, a cultivated farm or plantation

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a farm, especially one in North America for rearing cattle or horses.

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