Definition of 'lantern'
Example sentences containing 'lantern'
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Brass metal edge lantern, 25 next. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These might be shown by magic lantern. FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)The preparation of those magic lanterns was a great ploy. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)This set of glass bottle lanterns will add an inexpensive pop of colour to your picnic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)More ambitious is a lantern light in the roof. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He ignores me and lights the lantern. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In addition to the collection of magic lantern slides, he left detailed notes of his subjects. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Direct from Damascus are these exquisite glass lanterns. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Chinese lantern solar string lights, ten pack. The Sun (2015)In some scenes the only lighting was a lantern held by an actor, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We went together to a favourite place of ours after the funeral and released Chinese lanterns in his memory. The Sun (2012)Toys and teddy bears sent by well-wishers piled up in the village centre and a single candle glowed in a glass lantern. The Sun (2008)Wedding party planners should think twice before releasing Chinese lanterns, fire chiefs say. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We had a send-off for them at the weekend and let off Chinese lanterns in their honour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The snaps showed they were not Chinese lanterns - often blamed for sightings. The Sun (2013) Chinese lanterns have become popular at weddings, parties, music festivals and other celebrations. The Sun (2013)FIRE chiefs called for a complete ban on Chinese lanterns yesterday after one caused a massive blaze at a recycling centre. The Sun (2013)A thousand Chinese lanterns at dusk. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Pitch a little tent in a nearby field or wood, light a lantern and lie back and dream of the soft look your eyes had once. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The kitchen itself occupies a whole suite, with food preparation and cooking taking place beneath a Victorian pyramid roof and glass lantern. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I try pictures of bamboo, Chinese lanterns and grass. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'lantern'
British English: lantern NOUN
A lantern is a lamp in a metal frame with glass sides and with a handle on top so you can carry it.
Definition of lantern from the Collins English Dictionary
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