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Ranch, a large herding or farming establishment in the western states of America or in Central or South America, especially a large stock-farm managed by a mess (Spanish rancho) of herders, the cattle-run being termed a range.

“When the soul is once taken up with the things that are of absolute necessity, it will not be much troubled about other things.”
–Jeremiah Burroughs, The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment