lanai

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noun la·nai \lə-ˈnī, lä-\

Definition of lanai

  1. :  porch, veranda <He would often sit on the front lanai of the bungalow with his dog.>

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

Other Architecture Terms


Lanai

geographical name La·nai \lə-ˈnī, lä-\
variants: or

Lana‘i

Definition of Lanai

  1. island of Hawaii west of Maui and south of Molokai area 141 square miles (367 square kilometers)


LANAI Defined for English Language Learners


Lanai

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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