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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A large, open porch, usually roofed and partly enclosed, as by a railing, often extending across the front and sides of a house; gallery.

Usage examples (39)
  • The sparrow hops along the veranda with wet feet.
  • Mrs Gildea had settled early to her morning's work in what she called the veranda-study of her cottage in Leichardt's Town.
  • She cam now along the veranda from the Old Humpey with the light, rather hurried tread he remembered, talking rapidly when she joined him.
  • That man you see on the veranda is the sheriff's officer. for more
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