Definition of Japanese lantern in English:

Japanese lantern

Line breaks: Jap¦an|ese lan|tern

noun

  • another term for Chinese lantern ( sense 1).
    More example sentences
    • For the first time, Sikh community calligraphers joined Japanese calligraphers in writing messages of Peace and Friendship in Gurmukhi on beautiful Japanese lanterns.
    • The Menorah light is a free-standing translucent pylon light and the Star of David is translated into two hanging lamps constructed like Japanese lanterns of white parchment.
    • A small fountain sat in the center, the bubbling water sparkling brightly from the warm glow of hanging Japanese lanterns and a small scattering of patio torches.

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