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ranch house

noun [C] uk   ( also ranch-style house) US us  
a house that usually has only one level, and a roof that does not slope much, either in a city or on a ranch
Translations of “ranch house”
in Chinese (Traditional) (屋頂坡度不大的)牧場式住宅, 牧場住宅…
in Chinese (Simplified) (屋顶坡度不大的)牧场式住宅, 牧场住宅…
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