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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.]
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations
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veranda

veranda

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

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

nVeranda f
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veranda

verandah [vəˈrændə] nveranda
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veranda(h)

(vəˈrӕndə) noun
(American porch) a kind of covered balcony, with a roof extending beyond the main building supported by light pillars.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Low, verandaed, wooden bungalows, thick forests of pines.