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Definition of "ramada" [ramada]

  • An open or semienclosed shelter roofed with brush or branches, designed especially to provide shade. (noun)
  • An open porch or breezeway. (noun)
  • Southwestern U.S. An arbor or trellis made of twined branches. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ramada" in a sentence
  • "With the money that she is now requesting, she will build a "ramada" (a roof made of wood and branches) to protect her from the rains."
  • ""ramada" (a structure made with wooden posts and a roof of branches) for selling her juices and also buy fruit and ingredients for the juices."
  • "I propped a hand against the ramada pole, the wood smoothly polished and graying from exposure."