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 for veranda
From 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.
     [1913 Webster]
           The house was of adobe, low, with a wide veranda on the
           three sides of the inner court.          --Mrs. H. H.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly
           enclosed) [syn: veranda, verandah, gallery]

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