rancherie

/ran"cheuh ree/, n. Canadian.
1. an Indian village or settlement, esp. one located on a reserve.
2. any one of the large rectangular cedar buildings erected by Pacific Coast Indians for communal living and ceremonial purposes.
[1590-1600, Amer.; earlier rancheria < Sp, deriv. of rancho; see RANCHO]

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rancherie /ranchˈə-ri/ noun
A Native Canadian village or settlement, esp on a reserve
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