ramada

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noun ra·ma·da \rə-ˈmä-də\

Definition of ramada

Southwest

  1. :  a roofed shelter with usually open sides

Origin and Etymology of ramada

American Spanish, from Spanish, arbor, from rama branch, alteration of ramo, from Latin ramus — more at ramify


First Known Use: 1853

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