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A building providing sleeping quarters on a ranch or in a camp.


(Agriculture) (in the US and Canada) a building containing the sleeping quarters of workers on a ranch



n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a rough building, often with bunk beds, used for sleeping quarters, as for ranch hands, migratory workers, or campers.
[1875–80, Amer.]


[ˈbʌŋkhaʊs] N (bunkhouses (pl)) [ˈbʌŋkhaʊzɪz] (US) → casa f de dormitorios (para trabajadores de hacienda)
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Cebu City - Five construction workers were pinned to death, while several others were injured after the bunkhouse they were sleeping in collapsed past 2 a.
on Tuesday when he was jolted by a crackling sound from the roof of a bunkhouse.
The explosion happened inside a bunkhouse for workers of a plywood company.
A FORMER bank could be transformed into an adventure firm's headquarters and a bunkhouse.
The bunkhouse is located on the first and second floors, with access off the lounge area of the cafe, and offers low-cost accommodation for those wishing to rest their head after a long day of exploring.
The Inversnaid Bunkhouse and log cabin THE BIRTHPLACE of the Open Golf Championship has been put on the market with a guide price of PS1.
A new community-owned bunkhouse on the Isle of Rum has opened for its first summer season.
That's the slogan for Lumley Fee Bunkhouse, just three miles south of Kendal in the Lake District National Park.
It is the latest hostel in the city, joining the Bunkhouse, Nos Da and The River House as places where visitors on a budget can stay for the night.
Today, the property is privately owned and renovated after receiving planning permission for a bunkhouse and cafe.
His personal magnetism works perfectly for George, a charmer who quietly disarms the whole bunkhouse on the farm where he and Lennie find work.