Definition of storm lantern in English:

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storm lantern

Entry from British & World English dictionary


chiefly British
A hurricane lamp.
Example sentences
  • In addition to conventional stage lighting equipment, portable light sources including storm lanterns, candles, torches and night lights will be used alongside slides and film being projected on to walls.
  • As we talked Theophanes took out a box of matches and began to try and light a pair of battered old paraffin storm lanterns.
  • Fifteen minutes later, we stumbled out, down a jasmine-scented avenue lit by storm lanterns, towards a cobbled area where sturdy oak benches were set out under towering pine trees.

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