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dude ranch

noun
1.
a ranch operated primarily as a vacation resort.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • He worked on a dude ranch and for a company that wrote term papers for college students, among many other jobs.
  • Other suggestions have included an observatory, a dude ranch, a model airplane field and camping facilities.
  • Then became part of a dude ranch designed to entertain tourists looking for a cowboy experience.
  • Rimrock was named after a dude ranch that was located near the community.
  • According to local tradition, they intended to start a dude ranch, but a roadhouse is a better description.
British Dictionary definitions for dude ranch

dude ranch

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a ranch used as a holiday resort offering activities such as riding and camping
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