Definitions for ranchoˈræn tʃoʊ, ˈrɑn-

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  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

  3. Origin: [Sp., properly, a mess, mess room. Cf. 2d Ranch.]

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