Definition of storm lantern in English:

Share this entry

storm lantern


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.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.