(lah-NYE) [Hawaiian] In Hawaii, a porch or veranda, sometimes furnished and used as a sitting room.

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  • Lanai — Image satellite de Lanai. Géographie Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lanai — n. 1. (upper case) an island in the Hawaiian chain. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (lower case) a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room. [Hawaii] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lanai — ☆ lanai [lə nä′ē, lə nī′; länī′ ] n. [Haw lānai] a veranda or open sided living room of a kind found in Hawaii …   English World dictionary

  • Lanai — Lanai, Insel des Hawaï Archipels, 30 km lang, 14 km breit, 350 qkm groß, mit Molokai (1901) 2504 Einw., ausschließlich Kanaken, die als Fischer, Schafhirten und Anbauer von Taropflanzen leben. Die bis 914 m aufsteigende Insel ist zum Teil dicht… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lanaï — Lanaï, eine der Sandwichinseln, 350 qkm, mit Molokaï (1901) 2504 E.; Schafzucht, Fischerei …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lanai — [lä nä′ē, lə nī′; lənī′] [Haw Lā na i, lit., day of conquest < Proto Polynesian * la ā, day + * ngaki, conquer] one of the Hawaiian Islands, west of Maui: 141 sq mi (365 sq km); pop. 3,200 …   English World dictionary

  • Lanai — Imagen satelital de la isla Lanai. Lanai (oficialmente en hawaiano Lāna‘i) es una de las islas Hawai. Administrativamente depende del condado de Maui. Su nombre en hawaiano significa porche o balcón . La isla es casi circular, con una forma que… …   Wikipedia Español

  • lanai — /lah nah ee, leuh nuy /, n., pl. lanais. Hawaiian. a veranda, esp. a fully furnished one used as a living room. [1865 70; < Hawaiian lanai roofed structure with open sides, porch] * * * ▪ island, Hawaii, United States Hawaiian  Lāna‘i … …   Universalium

  • Lanai — /lah nah ee, leuh nuy /, n. an island in central Hawaii: pineapple plantations. 2204; 141 sq. mi. (365 sq. km). * * * ▪ island, Hawaii, United States Hawaiian  Lāna‘i        island, Maui county, Hawaii, U.S. Situated across the Auau Channel from… …   Universalium

  • Lanai — Lānaʻi Satellitenbild von Lānaʻi Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Inselgruppe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lanai — noun Etymology: Hawaiian lānai Date: 1823 porch, veranda …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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