Ranch Ranch, n. [See {Rancho}.] A tract of land used for grazing and the rearing of horses, cattle, or sheep. See {Rancho}, 2. [Western U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • ranch — ☆ ranch [ranch ] n. [< RANCHO] 1. a large farm, esp. in the W U.S., with its buildings, lands, etc., for the raising of cattle, horses, or sheep in great numbers 2. any large farm devoted to the raising of a particular crop or livestock [a… …   English World dictionary

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  • ranch — ranch; ranch·man; ranch·ette; ranch·er; …   English syllables

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  • ranch — ► NOUN 1) a large farm, especially in the western US and Canada, where cattle or other animals are bred. 2) (also ranch house) N. Amer. a single storey house. ► VERB ▪ run a ranch. DERIVATIVES rancher noun. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • Ranch — (r[a^]nch), v. t. [Written also {raunch}.] [Cf. {Wrench}.] To wrench; to tear; to sprain; to injure by violent straining or contortion. [R.] Dryden. Hasting to raunch the arrow out. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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