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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VERANDAH

On their return Sing was setting the table on the verandah for the evening meal.

He was selecting a table, when a step on the verandah made him look up.

To the left, upon a verandah, was placed an immense prayer-cylinder.

"I'm sure there were," said a new voice, and Peter appeared on the verandah.

FAY was still lying on her long chair in the verandah when Jan got in.

On the verandah the gliding figures were engulfing Franklin; he had fallen.

We had babies in the bungalow and on our verandah, babies everywhere.

And he knew that the blind man had passed out on to the verandah.

But he, too, in spite of his own good reason, moved on to the verandah with the rest.

He had mounted the verandah and was making for the door of the house.

WORD ORIGIN

1711, from Hindi varanda, which probably is from Portuguese varanda, originally "long balcony or terrace," of uncertain origin, possibly related to Spanish baranda "railing," and ultimately from Vulgar Latin *barra "barrier, bar." French véranda is borrowed from English.

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portico

nounporch
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