1. [syn: veranda, verandah, gallery]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Veranda \Ve*ran"da\, n. [A word brought by the English from
India; of uncertain origin; cf. Skr. vara[.n][dsdot]a, Pg.
varanda, Sp. baranda, Malay baranda.] (Arch.)
An open, roofed gallery or portico, adjoining a dwelling
house, forming an out-of-door sitting room. See Loggia.
The house was of adobe, low, with a wide veranda on the
three sides of the inner court. --Mrs. H. H.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly
enclosed) [syn: veranda, verandah, gallery]