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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Small scale farm where sheep and cattle may be raised, typically of only a few acres.

Usage examples (38)
  • Although, 90 acres in our country is a "ranchette", not a ranch.
  • After hearing me rant about the proliferation of 5- acre "ranchette" subdivisions surrounding Magdalena, Mary Zeiss Stange sent me a wonderful essay she had published on...
  • And if that's so, the president also needs to stay in town instead of rushing off to clear that poor brush again on his "ranchette" set in Waco and negotiate in good...
  • The hordes of coastal suburbanites who are buying up former ranchland in "ranchette" subdivisions LOVE this weather, even as wildlife, ranchers,and stock all suffer and... for more
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