Meaning of “dude ranch” in the English Dictionary

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"dude ranch" in British English

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dude ranchnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈduːd ˌrɑːntʃ/ us /ˈduːd ˌræntʃ/

Examples from literature

  • At dude ranches you can also be in a rodeo! 
  • On vacation at a dude ranch in Colorado! 
  • That stuff belongs to the rodeos and dude ranches. 
  • The general plan of the structure was the same as that of many cabins being built in public parks and dude ranches. 

(Definition of “dude ranch” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dude ranch" in American English

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dude ranchnoun [ C ]

/ˈdud ˌræntʃ/

a place to go for a vacation where activities such as riding horses are offered

(Definition of “dude ranch” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)