lanai

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noun la·nai \lə-ˈnī, lä-\

Definition of lanai

Examples of lanai in a sentence

  1. <a low-slung Hawaiian beach house with an open-sided lanai to catch the tropical breezes>

Origin and Etymology of lanai

Hawaiian lānai


First Known Use: 1823

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Lanai

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geographical name La·nai \lə-ˈnī, lä-\

Definition of Lanai

  1. island Hawaii W of Maui area 141 square miles (367 square kilometers)


LANAI Defined for English Language Learners


Lanai

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geographical name La·nai \lə-ˈnī, lä-\

Definition of Lanai for English Language Learners

  • : island of the U.S., in Hawaii


LANAI Defined for Kids

Lanai

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geographical name La·nai \lə-ˈnī\

Definition of Lanai for Students

  1. island Hawaii W of Maui


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