Definition of Coleman lantern in English:

Coleman lantern

Syllabification: Cole·man lan·tern
Pronunciation: /ˈkōlmən ˌlan(t)ərn
(also Coleman lamp)


North American , trademark
A type of bright gasoline lamp used by campers.
More example sentences
  • Because we were in an outlying village, there was no electricity, and with the sun setting quickly over the horizon, it grew increasingly difficult to see by the light of torches and Coleman lamps.
  • Nick removed a Coleman lantern from his bag and lit it, filling the room with a harsh, yellow light.
  • She's getting by with three Coleman lanterns and a new double-barreled shotgun.

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