ranch: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ranch), [key]
— n.
  1. an establishment maintained for raising livestock under range conditions.
  2. a large farm used primarily to raise one kind of crop or animal: a mink ranch.
  3. a dude ranch.
  4. the persons employed or living on a ranch.
  5. See
  1. to manage or work on a ranch.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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