raised ranch

Main Entry:  raised ranch
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an American domestic architectural style of house with a long, close-to-the-ground profile and a finished basement that is partly or completely above ground
Example:  The raised ranch was extremely popular in the United States from the 1960s to 1970s, as new suburbs were built.
Etymology:  1960
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