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noun ve·ran·da \və-ˈran-də\

: a long, open structure on the outside of a building that has a roof

Full Definition of VERANDA

:  a usually roofed open gallery or portico attached to the exterior of a building

Variants of VERANDA

ve·ran·da or ve·ran·dah \və-ˈran-də\

Examples of VERANDA

  1. <whiling away the afternoon from the inn's wide veranda>

Origin of VERANDA

Hindi & Urdu varaṇḍā
First Known Use: 1711

Related to VERANDA

gallery [Southern & Midland], lanai, piazza [dialect], stoop, porch (or verandah)

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

Rhymes with VERANDA

VERANDAH Defined for Kids


noun ve·ran·da \və-ˈran-də\

Definition of VERANDA for Kids

:  a long porch extending along one or more sides of a building

Variants of VERANDA

ve·ran·da or ve·ran·dah \və-ˈran-də\


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