rancherie

[ ran-chuh-ree ]
/ ˈræn tʃə ri /

noun Canadian.

an Indian village or settlement, especially one located on a reserve.
any one of the large rectangular cedar buildings erected by Pacific Coast Indians for communal living and ceremonial purposes.

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Origin of rancherie

1590–1600, Americanism; earlier rancheria < Spanish, derivative of rancho; see rancho
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British Dictionary definitions for rancherie

rancherie
/ (ˈrɑːntʃərɪ) /

noun

(in British Columbia, Canada) a settlement of North American Indians, esp on a reserve

Word Origin for rancherie

from Spanish rancheria
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