noun, plural ran·chos [ran-chohz; Spanish rahn-chaws] /ˈræn tʃoʊz; Spanish ˈrɑn tʃɔs/.
Origin of rancho
Examples from the Web for rancho
I had to drive from Los Angeles to Rancho Mirage that afternoon—a four-hour roundtrip.
As detectives began closing in on Viens, he attempted to commit suicide by diving feet first off a Rancho Palos Verdes cliff.David Viens Murder Trial: Chef Says He Slow-Cooked His Wife’s Body|Christine Pelisek|September 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After her recovery, Ford started the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California.
They danced at the Rancho Deluxe wrap party, but nothing came of it.
The 19-year-old Jou, an aspiring doctor, often tutored and volunteered at charities around her Rancho Santa Margarita home.
He would have remorselessly run down all the herdsmen on the rancho, if they had placed themselves in his way.Frank at Don Carlos' Rancho|Harry Castlemon
Did that young pirate drive those saddle-animals—drive 'em from the station to this rancho—Whew!Overland Red|Henry Herbert Knibbs
Our horses brought us in less than two hours in sight of the rancho, without a hair being moistened.The Guide of the Desert|Gustave Aimard
We could hear talking in the rear of the rancho, and we felt that our fate was being determined upon.The Rifle Rangers|Captain Mayne Reid
Could it be Mrs. Peyton making an unexpected visit to the rancho?Susy, A Story of the Plains|Bret Harte