ra·​ma·​da | \ rə-ˈmä-də How to pronounce ramada (audio) \

Definition of ramada

: a roofed shelter with usually open sides

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Future additions will include ramadas, grills, picnic tables and an amphitheater for campfire talks. Scott Craven, azcentral, "Grand Canyon campers will be getting a whole lot more campsites," 6 Aug. 2019 On a recent visit, I was startled by a family of bighorn sheep lounging on a picnic ramada at the rest area. Mare Czinar, azcentral, "Arizona hike: Wildlife abounds on the South Fork Trail," 19 June 2018 Ghost and a friend who identified himself only as Daniel look out for each other and their belongings under the same ramada. Hillary Davis, latimes.com, "Homeless population grows at Newport Beach bus station," 11 July 2019 The backyard has a gas fireplace, outdoor kitchen, heated pool and spa with water features, ramada with gas fireplace and a putting green and children's play area. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Hollywood money manager buys $3.8 million Paradise Valley mansion," 25 June 2018 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

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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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to make a temporary encampment

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