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A building providing sleeping quarters on a ranch or in a camp.
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(Agriculture) (in the US and Canada) a building containing the sleeping quarters of workers on a ranch
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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.]
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[ˈbʌŋkhaʊs] N (bunkhouses (pl)) [ˈbʌŋkhaʊzɪz] (US) → casa f de dormitorios (para trabajadores de hacienda)
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Over the past 18 months, more than PS215,000 has been invested by Creative Rural Communities to support local landowners to introduce and develop new aspects of their business - from helping a mother and daughter to set up a new equine rug wash and repair service to launching alternative accommodation in the area, including a bunkhouse and camping pods.
This Easter, owners Julie and Colin Gregory will open a bunkhouse and five wooden "wigwams" which will provide a total of 57 budget-price beds.
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