Veranda meaning

və-răndə
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An open porch or portico, usually roofed, along the outside of a building.
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A porch or balcony, usually roofed and often partly enclosed, extending along the outside of a building.
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The definition of a veranda is a balcony or porch with a roof that attaches along the outside of a building.

An example of a veranda is a large wrap around porch.

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A gallery, platform, or balcony, usually roofed and often partly enclosed, extending along the outside of a building. [from 18th c.]
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Origin of veranda

  • Hindi varaṇḍā probably from Portuguese varanda balcony vara rod, stick (as in vara do castello high part of a castle from which one can see farthest into the distance) from Latin vāra forked pole, structure with divergent pieces, trestle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hindi बरामदा m (barāmdā) or बरण्डा m (baraṇḍā), from Portuguese varanda (“balustrade; balcony") (Spanish baranda).

    From Wiktionary