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veranda


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Veranda  \Ve*ran"da\,  n.  [A  word  brought  by  the  English  from 
  India;  of  uncertain  origin;  cf  Skr.  vara??a,  Pg  varanda, 
  Sp  baranda,  Malay  baranda.]  (Arch.) 
  An  open  roofed  gallery  or  portico,  adjoining  a  dwelling 
  house,  forming  an  out-of-door  sitting  room  See  {Loggia}. 
 
  The  house  was  of  adobe,  low  with  a  wide  veranda  on  the 
  three  sides  of  the  inner  court.  --Mrs.  H.  H. 
  Jackson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  veranda 
  n  :  a  porch  along  the  outside  of  a  building  (sometimes  partly 
  enclosed)  [syn:  {verandah},  {gallery}] 




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