ranch house

noun
Updated on: 5 May 2018

Definition of ranch house

1 : the main dwelling house on a ranch
2 : a one-story house typically with a low-pitched roof and an open plan

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First Known Use of ranch house

1859

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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RANCH HOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of ranch house for English Language Learners

  • : the main house on a ranch

  • : a house that has a single story and a roof that is not very steep


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