What does ranching mean?

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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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ranching in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ranching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Dooley:

    We feel that we made some strong arguments that this law can inadvertently make a farmer a criminal, firearms are integral to farming and ranching, from protecting our livestock and crops to also defending our life and property in some cases.

  2. Royce Wilber:

    Hopefully some of the ranching families and the community will come and support you guys, that's what I wanted to post on Facebook, 'Quit bitching on your electronic devices and come down here and see these people because they are not how they are portrayed in the media.'.

  3. Rob Quist:

    Republican Greg Gianforte is putting out false attacks because Republican Greg Gianforte knows we have the momentum, i come from a ranching and farming household and I have guns older than the number of years Republican Greg Gianforte has been in Montana. I am a stronger supporter of our Second Amendment rights.

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