rancheria

rancheria

[ran-chuh-ree-uh; Spanish rahn-che-ree-ah]
noun, plural rancherias [ran-chuh-ree-uhz; Spanish rahn-che-ree-ahs] . Chiefly Southwestern U.S.
1.
a family household unit or settlement.
2.
a hut or house where rancheros live.
3.
a village of such huts.
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