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ve·ran·da

or ve·ran·dah  (və-răn′də)
n.
A porch or balcony, usually roofed and often partly enclosed, extending along the outside of a building. Also called regionally gallery.

[Hindi varaṇḍā, probably from Portuguese varanda, balcony; akin to vara, rod, stick (as in vara do castello, high part of a castle from which one can see farthest into the distance), from Latin vāra, forked pole, structure with divergent pieces, trestle.]

veranda

(vəˈrændə) or

verandah

n
1. (Architecture) a porch or portico, sometimes partly enclosed, along the outside of a building
2. (Architecture) NZ a canopy sheltering pedestrians in a shopping street
[C18: from Portuguese varanda railing; related to Hindi varandā railing]
veˈrandaed, veˈrandahed adj

ve•ran•da

or ve•ran•dah

(vəˈræn də)

n., pl. -das or -dahs.
a porch, usu. roofed and partly enclosed, extending across the front and sides of a house.
[1705–15; < Hindi]
ve•ran′daed, ve•ran′dahed, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.veranda - a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)veranda - a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed)
lanai - a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room
porch - a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
Translations
شُرْفَه
veranda

veranda

verandah [vəˈrændə] Ngalería f, veranda f, terraza f

veranda

verandah [vəˈrændə] nvéranda f
on the veranda → sur la véranda

veranda(h)

nVeranda f

veranda

verandah [vəˈrændə] nveranda

veranda(h)

(vəˈrӕndə) noun
(American porch) a kind of covered balcony, with a roof extending beyond the main building supported by light pillars.
References in classic literature ?
UPON THE HALF decayed veranda of a small frame house that stood near the edge of a ravine near the town of Winesburg, Ohio, a fat little old man walked nervously up and down.
It was a large, double cottage, with a broad front veranda, whose round, fluted columns supported the sloping roof.
Such as it is," responded Fairfax, with a shade of anxiety, as he glanced at the fresh and pretty costumes of the young women, and dubiously regarded the two Saratoga trunks resting hopelessly on the veranda.
She was actually left alone as the morning went on, and at last she wandered out into the garden and began to play by herself under a tree near the veranda.
I think we had better get under the veranda of the old chalet.
Rikki-tikki liked it immensely, and when it was finished he went out into the veranda and sat in the sunshine and fluffed up his fur to make it dry to the roots.
Tietjens met me in the veranda with a bay like the boom of the bells of St.
Then he would weep bitterly in the broken rush chair on the veranda.
These latter are large, reaching down to the floor - have deep recesses - and open on an Italian veranda.
As he pushes open the gate and passes up the wide white walk, he sees a flutter of female garments; his wife, looking fresh and cool and sweet, steps down from the veranda to meet him.
Beyond the veranda was a small cleared garden, bounded with cactus hedges and adorned with clumps of flowering shrubs, round which the great blue butterflies and the tiny humming-birds fluttered and darted in crescents of sparkling light.
It was on the sunny veranda of a seaside hotel, overlooking a pattern of flower beds and a strip of blue sea, that Horne Fisher and Harold March had their final explanation, which might be called an explosion.