an open shelter, often having a dome-shaped thatched roof, and installed especially on beaches and picnic grounds.
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How to use ramada in a sentence
A nighttime curfew that was imposed a few weeks ago seems barely enforced now—no doubt to the relief of the women at the ramada.
But even after the Tropicana transferred to the ramada hotel chain, Briggs said she “never received a penny.”The Ballad of Mitzi Stauffer Briggs, Heiress Who Lost It All in Vegas | John L. Smith | September 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Together they made their way to the house, and Ermine passed under the ramada with his hat off.John Ermine of the Yellowstone | Frederic Remington
Oliver Drew awoke the next day after the fire dance in the ramada which had been assigned to him.The Heritage of the Hills | Arthur P. Hankins
The night after the big snake-killing Jefferson Creede picked up his blankets and moved quietly back to the ramada with Hardy.Hidden Water | Dane Coolidge