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Meaning of RANCHERIA

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ran`che*ri"a\, n. [Sp. rancheria.]
1. A dwelling place of a ranchero.

2. A small settlement or collection of ranchos, or rude huts,
   esp. for Indians. [Sp. Amer. & Southern U. S.]

3. Formerly, in the Philippines, a political division of the
   pagan tribes.

 

 

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