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[ruh-mah-duh] /rəˈmɑ də/

an open shelter, often having a dome-shaped thatched roof, and installed especially on beaches and picnic grounds.

“arbor, porch,” 1869, from American Spanish ramada “tent, shelter,” from Spanish ramada “an arbor,” from rama “branch,” from Vulgar Latin *rama, collective of Latin ramus “branch” (see ramus).


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