ranch house


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

Examples of ranch house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The equipal-style table and chairs from the Jalisco region of Mexico draped with handmade Rebozo shawls create an intimate dining area at this Mexican ranch house. Kelsey Mulvey, ELLE Decor, 10 May 2022 Set on a block running into Haines Memorial State Park, this two-bedroom ranch house is also near a bike path and walking distance from the Providence River. The Week Staff, The Week, 24 Apr. 2022 By taking odd jobs with a smart, shady former soldier who runs a secret operation out of his ranch house. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, 1 Apr. 2022 Sitting atop a bluff, the one-story ranch house offers ocean views from most of the rooms, and a large brick patio looks out onto the coastline. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 18 May 2022 The company is headquartered in L.A.’s Studio City, in a white stucco ranch house whose main room is dominated by a giant painting of Rudolph in the style of a Gilded Age heiress. Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, 4 Apr. 2022 The couple shares a single-story corner ranch house in Maywood with their daughter and son-in-law. Laura Rodríguez Presa, chicagotribune.com, 7 Apr. 2022 With the settlement money, Wood and Herzberg’s husband bought a ranch house in Mesa. Lauren Smiley, Wired, 8 Mar. 2022 It was being exhibited in a ranch house turned gallery, which was decorated on the outside with wild swirls of tile. Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker, 11 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of ranch house

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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12 Jun 2022

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“Ranch house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ranch%20house. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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