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ranch house

n.
1. The building on a ranch occupied by its operator.
2. A one-story house, usually having a low-pitched roof.

ranch′ house`


n.
1. the house of the owner of a ranch, usu. of one story and with a low-pitched roof.
2. any one-story house of the same general form, esp. one built in the suburbs.
[1860–65, Amer.]
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Noun1.ranch house - a one story house with a low pitched roofranch house - a one story house with a low pitched roof
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
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