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fruit ranch

noun Western U.S.
  1. a farm where fruit is the main produce.
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Origin of fruit ranch

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
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  • One day, in June, I was invited to dine at a fruit-ranch a few miles from Pasadena.

    John L. Stoddard's Lectures, Vol. 10 (of 10)

    John L. Stoddard