noun Western U.S.
a farm where fruit is the main produce.
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