Definition of Lanai

1. Noun. An island of central Hawaii; a pineapple-growing area.

Exact synonyms: Lanai Island
Group relationships: Hawaiian Islands, Sandwich Islands
Generic synonyms: Island



2. Noun. A veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room.
Generic synonyms: Gallery, Veranda, Verandah
Geographical relationships: Aloha State, Hawai'i, Hawaii, Hi

Definition of Lanai

1. Proper noun. The sixth-largest island of Hawaii. ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly in Hawaii) A Hawaiian-style roofed patio ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lanai

1. a veranda [n -S] - See also: veranda

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanai

lampworked
lampworker
lampworkers
lampworking
lampworks
lampyrid
lampyrids
lampyrine
lampyrines
lampyris
lamrim
lams
lamster
lamsters
lana
lanai (current term)
lanais
lanaries
lanarkite
lanary
lanas
lanate
lanated
lanatoside D
lanatosides
lance-corporal
lance-jack
lance-jacks
lance corporal

Literary usage of Lanai

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1. Geography of the Hawaiian Islands by Charles Wickliffe Baldwin (1908)
"lanai lanai is on the lee side of West Maui, its nearest point being nine ... lanai is a single cone 3400 feet high. On the west or lee side of the island ..."

2. Coast Pilot Notes on Hawaiian Islands by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, E. Vance Miller (1919)
"Auau Channel lies between Maui and lanai and is about 8 miles wide. ... lanai, the sixth in size of the islands, lies about 8 miles westward of west Maui ..."

3. The Paradise of the Pacific: Sketches of Hawaiian Scenery and Life by Herbert Henry Gowen (1892)
"AM having a longer holiday than I expected, as the boat which brought me from lanai last Friday was unable to cross then, and so I could not catch ..."

4. Daytrips Hawaii: 50 One Day Adventures on Six Islands by Car, Bus, Bicycle by David Cheever (2001)
"lanai has no high-rise hotels, no stop lights, no shopping malls, no golden arches ... That company owned Dole Pineapple, which owned the island of lanai, ..."

5. Hittell's Hand-book of Pacific Coast Travel by John Shertzer Hittell (1885)
"lanai.—This island lies about 5 miles to the south of Molokai, ... lanai is the favorite resort of botanists, and contains many rare varieties of mosses and ..."

6. Natural History of Hawaii: Being an Account of the Hawaiian People, the by William Alanson Bryan (1915)
"As a matter of fact, when atmospheric conditions are favorable the outline of the nearest of these islands, namely Molokai, lanai and Mani, may be plainly ..."

7. South-sea Idyls by Charles Warren Stoddard (1873)
"LOVE-LIFE IN A lanai. T was the witching hour of sunset, ... We dined, as usual, in the Commodore's unrivalled lanai, — the very thought of which is a kind ..."

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