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  • noun Plural form of ramada.


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  • Several ramadas stood around the peripheries, and we were lucky enough to find one but recently vacated.

    Fire The Sky

  • Families would take them for the season and set up temporary wooden ramadas with roofs woven out of river reeds.

    Day of Honey

  • The road led us around houses, ramadas, and gardens, past children and dogs, the occasional inconveniently placed basket, and finally to the landing below Deer Town.

    Fire The Sky

  • The ramadas had a ratty look, with strips of roofing hanging loose; water pooled in the mortars while grass grew at their bases.

    Fire The Sky

  • Trade ramadas stood off to each side, and behind them several granaries had been built on high-stilted legs, their floors hopefully above flood stage.

    Fire The Sky

  • The yards were unkempt, mud having washed into fire pits, the ramadas worse for wear.

    Fire The Sky

  • A disorganized bazaar had been set up, locals having spread blankets or placed their goods under the few ramadas.

    Fire The Sky

  • Latrine screens and flimsy ramadas were torn down.

    Fire The Sky

  • Making my way back through the canebrakes and up to the houses, I nodded to women stoking morning fires under their ramadas and smelled boiling hominy.

    Fire The Sky

  • The next morning Pearl Hand and I were eating breakfast under one of the ramadas.

    Fire The Sky


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