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[ran-chuh-ree-uh; Spanish rahn-che-ree-ah] /ˌræn tʃəˈri ə; Spanish ˌrɑn tʃɛˈri ɑ/

noun, plural rancherias [ran-chuh-ree-uh z; Spanish rahn-che-ree-ahs] /ˌræn tʃəˈri əz; Spanish ˌrɑn tʃɛˈri ɑs/ (Show IPA). Chiefly Southwestern U.S.
a family household unit or settlement.
a hut or house where rancheros live.
a village of such huts.


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