Veranda


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Veranda

Similar to a balcony but located on the ground level; it can extend around one, two, or all sides of a building.

veranda, verandah

An open porch or balcony, usually covered, that extends along the outside of a house or other building; sometimes called a piazza; also see galerie and galería.
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The short wing of the L is little more than a veranda and guard post which oversees comings and goings.
The enclosed rooms are separated by small gardens, but tied together to the west by a long colonnaded veranda that runs the whole length of the building.
It brings us back to the days of haciendas, and old country homes of our grandparents, but in a more modern manner," said Veranda owner Kaye Tinga.
About 57 percent of buyers of The Veranda are property investors while the remainder are end-users, Sanchez said.
The building has a swimming pool with recreational veranda.
"Another guy had jumped into the veranda and got into a flat.
Phase 1 development includes the residential communities of which Alveo Land's The Veranda is one of them, and the district's main thoroughfare, Arca Main Street.
The extensive restoration will include masonry repairs, roofing repairs, skylights, veranda woodwork, and metal cornice and decorative pressed metal ornamentation.
They said that the said plaza was being constructed by changing its design and giving it entry towards the main road allegedly in connivance with the CDA's Building Control Section staff.They said the map of the plaza showed verandas, but actually the plaza was being constructed without any veranda.The building of the plaza was built eight feet above the ground, which was totally illegal.
In the mid-1980s, Newsom left her secure post as editor in chief of Southern Accents magazine -- which she also helped start -- and launched a magazine called Veranda, with the idea that she would focus on Southern homes.
Hyderabad SSP Sarfaraz Nawaz said that the 'bodies were found in a veranda which was completely closed and the courtyard lies outside it.