Definition of rancher in English:

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rancher

Pronunciation: /ˈran(t)SHər/

noun

1A person who owns or runs a ranch.
Example sentences
  • What worries me is the lack of concern regarding this trend among farmers and ranchers.
  • Due to its low value for livestock forage, it is a concern to livestock producers and ranchers.
  • He says Florida cattle ranchers were aided by recent severe winters and drought.
2North American A ranch house.
Example sentences
  • Our house is a rancher so I could talk to him without shouting down like Juliet to her Romeo.
  • The little ramshackle cottage was built on a gentle incline, wedged between a two-story condo on the left and a rancher with a big front lawn on the right.

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Syllabification: ranch·er

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