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rancho
-ranch
,mess
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rancho
Presentyoconjugation ofranchar.
ranchó
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofranchar.

rancho

rancho(
rrahn
-
choh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (farmstead)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. ranch
Pepe tiene un rancho con vacas y caballos al sur de Guadalajara.Pepe has a ranch with cattle and horses south of Guadalajara.
b. farm
La familia vive y trabaja en su propio rancho.The family lives and works on their own farm.
2. (food for a group)
a. mess
La prisión les sirvió el rancho a los presos afuera porque hacía buen tiempo.The prison served mess to the prisoners outside because it was a nice day.
b. communal meal
Se sientan todos los trabajadores del campamento al rancho a las dos de la tarde.All the camp workers sit down for a communal meal at 2 p.m.
3. (cabin)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. hut
La familia de Erica vivía en un rancho al lado del río.Erica's family lived in a hut by the side of the river.
b. shanty
Los refugiados están viviendo en ranchos cerca de las vías del tren.The refugees are living in shanties near the train tracks.
c. shack
Los niños construyeron un rancho cerca de la playa.The children built a shack near the beach.
4. (straw hat) (Southern Cone)
a. boater
Los hombres del cuarteto de barbershop llevaban ranchos.The men in the barbershop quartet all wore boaters.
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rancho
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (comida)
a. mess
2. (granja del oeste)
a. ranch
3. (en la ciudad)
a. shack, shanty
4. (pequeña finca)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. small farmhouse and outbuildings
rancho
1 (México) (granja) ranch; small farm
2 (Latinoamérica) (choza) hut; thatched hut; (casa de campo) country house; villa
3 (Caribe) (chabola) shanty; shack
ranchos (And) (Caribe) shanty town
4 (Náutica) crew's quarters
plural
; (p)
5 (campamento) camp; settlement
6 (Mil) mess; communal meal; (comida) bad food; grub (familiar)
asentar el rancho (preparar la comida) to prepare a meal; (organizarse) to settle in; get things organized; hacer el rancho to have a meal
hacer rancho aparte to set up on one's own; go one's own way
7 (S. Cone) (sombrero) straw hat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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