Raised ranch



noun

an American domestic architectural style of house with a long, close-to-the-ground profile and a finished basement that is partly or completely above ground
Examples

The raised ranch was extremely popular in the United States from the 1960s to 1970s, as new suburbs were built.
Word Origin

1960

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