ramada

noun
ra·ma·da | \rə-ˈmä-də \

Definition of ramada 

Southwest

: a roofed shelter with usually open sides

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The home has a guest casita with its own living room, kitchen and ramada. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Luxury Homes: $3 million Paradise Valley mansion has garage with elevator, Zen garden," 2 Apr. 2018 The backyard has an outdoor kitchen, large ramada, multiple covered patios and a resort-style lap pool. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Luxury homes: $4.7M Scottsdale mansion has secret room, 2 towers and tennis court," 18 June 2018 The park also has a playground, ramada and picnic area and grills. azcentral, "45 Phoenix area splash pads, parks and water features," 14 June 2018 Follow the trails past ramadas, interpretive signage, native gardens and a replica of an ‘ewaa (native Kumeyaay house). Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Vista Boys & Girls Club gala raises $85K ...community news," 11 July 2018 The introduction class takes place under a shaded, lit ramada, but the park’s archery range also has five other courses. Laura Latzko, azcentral, "Experience fishing, archery, mountain biking or scorpion hunting at Arizona parks," 25 May 2018 The backyard has a 120,000-gallon main pool, an 800-square-foot deck, a 12,000-gallon lower lounge pool and tanning ledge, poolside ramada and an outdoor kitchen. azcentral, "AZ Memo: Arizona car registration could cost you more soon + 3 other things to read this morning," 5 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of ramada

1853, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ramada

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

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