Examples of lanai in a Sentence
a low-slung Hawaiian beach house with an open-sided lanai to catch the tropical breezes
Recent Examples of lanai from the Web
When James Wright approached the home, two men dashed from the lanai around his pool, and he was hit by the vehicle, driven by a third person.
An optional lanai extends the living space for outside entertainment.
The show would have looked very different with McClanahan spinning tales about life in St. Olaf while White invited a parade of attractive men onto the lanai.
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Origin and Etymology of lanai
First Known Use: 1823See Words from the same year
Definition of Lanai
island of Hawaii west of Maui and south of Molokai area 141 square miles (367 square kilometers)
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Definition of Lanai for English Language Learners
: island of the U.S., in Hawaii
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Definition of Lanai for Students
island Hawaii W of Maui
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