Definition of dude ranch in English:

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dude ranch

Pronunciation: /ˈdo͞od ˌranCH/


(In the western US) a cattle ranch converted to a vacation resort for tourists.
Example sentences
  • O'Brien died in 1926 and his wife converted the ranch into a dude ranch.
  • Last year she used that information to reward the hardworking Mayrose with a weekend getaway at a dude ranch that included several rounds of golf.
  • At a dude ranch, couples can enjoy a romantic getaway, singles can meet new people, and families can bond with nature, and each other.

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