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

Definition of ramada

: a roofed shelter with usually open sides

Examples of ramada in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Solar panels and a tricycle rest nearby a Diné ramada, or sun shelter. Kiliii Yüyan, Travel + Leisure, 26 Nov. 2020 While the campsite was initially labeled as primitive (no facilities), things began to change in 1950 with an official name and the construction of a ramada. Donna Reiner, The Arizona Republic, 29 Oct. 2020 At the park, six-year-old Esmay gets out of her grandparent’s car and waits patiently in the shade of the ramada for her bag. AZCentral.com, 5 June 2020 Tarps, mats, or even brush will do well enough on the ramada's roof as a sun block. Popular Science, 28 May 2020 Grounds of the estate include a ramada, an outdoor kitchen and a salt-water pool. Ebony Day, azcentral, 16 Mar. 2020 Grounds of the one-acre lot estate offers Mummy Mountain views and features a backyard with a pool, ramada, dual grilling stations and a fire pit. Ebony Day, azcentral, 18 Nov. 2019 The resort-style backyard offers views of Camelback and Mummy mountains and includes a pool, barbecue station and a ramada with a swim-up bar. Ebony Day, azcentral, 5 Aug. 2019 The resort-style backyard includes a pool, ramada and a separate two-bedroom guest house. Ebony Day, azcentral, 28 Oct. 2019

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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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“Ramada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ramada. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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