ramada

[ ruh-mah-duh ]
/ rəˈmɑ də /

noun

an open shelter, often having a dome-shaped thatched roof, and installed especially on beaches and picnic grounds.

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Origin of ramada

1865–70, Americanism;<American Spanish: open shelter roofed with branches; earlier Spanish enramada arbor, bower, noun use of feminine past participle of enramar to intertwine branches equivalent to en-in-2 + -ramar, verbal derivative of ramo branch <Latin rāmus
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