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n. Southwestern US
a. A roofed, open-sided structure providing shade and protection from rain.
b. An open or partially enclosed shelter roofed with brush or branches, designed especially to provide shade.
c. An open porch or breezeway.
2. An arbor or trellis made of twined branches.

[Spanish, from rama, branch, from Vulgar Latin *rāma, from Latin rāmus; see ramify.]


Southwestern US a shelter with a roof and open sides


(rəˈmɑ də)

n., pl. -das.
an open shelter, often with a thatched roof.
[1865–70, Amer.; < American Spanish; earlier Sp enramada arbor, bower, n. use of feminine past participle of enramar to intertwine branches]
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DEANSGATE'S Ramada Hotel could finally be demolished - and replaced with a 5* hotel, upmarket apartments and new restaurants.
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The 81-bedroom Ramada in Oldbury has been acquired by Redwings Lodge Group which operates several hotels including a venue under its own brand in Wolverhampton city centre.
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Dubai: The closure of the popular Ramada Hotel in Bur Dubai last week sparked a wave of nostalgia among long-term patrons and residents of the area.
Despite being a challenging year, Ramada Bahrain was finally able to meet its targets in 2015, says general manager Matthias Hellweg.
Wyndham Hotel Group has announced plans to open four new hotels across Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Bahrain under its growing Ramada Worldwide flag.