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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 ?
I was not anxious to assist Strickland in his work, hut I took the loading-rod and waited in the dining-room, while Strickland brought a gardener's ladder from the veranda and set it against the side of the room.
Tietjens met me in the veranda with a bay like the boom of the bells of St.
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.
Now as the old man walked up and down on the veranda, his hands moving nervously about, he was hoping that George Willard would come and spend the evening with him.
The boy carried the long telescope out on the veranda, and searched the sea.
Still clinging to the chair, supporting most of his weight on it, he shoved it to the door and out upon the veranda. The sweat from the exertion streamed down his face and showed through the undershirt across his shoulders.
Werper remained, listening, for a short time, and then, confident that he had overheard all that was necessary and fearing discovery, returned to the veranda, where he smoked numerous cigarets in rapid succession before retiring.
A half hour later he was mounting the steps leading to the veranda of his bungalow, and introducing M.
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.
Early in the morning Rikki-tikki came to early breakfast in the veranda riding on Teddy's shoulder, and they gave him banana and some boiled egg.
In the figure in which he had to choose two ladies, he whispered to Helene that he meant to choose Countess Potocka who, he thought, had gone out onto the veranda, and glided over the parquet to the door opening into the garden, where, seeing Balashev and the Emperor returning to the veranda, he stood still.
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. She pretended that she was making a flower-bed, and she stuck big scarlet hibiscus blossoms into little heaps of earth, all the time growing more and more angry and muttering to herself the things she would say and the names she would call Saidie when she returned.