lantern lantern  /ˈlæn tərn/


  • (n) light in a transparent protective case


  1. The delicate art of Japanese lantern-making, in which the ladies opposite are engaged, owes its worldwide popularity to Emperor Hirohito's grandfather.
  2. Of course, as every kid can tell you, a lack of jack-o'-lanterns can't kill the true Halloween spirit.
  3. From the mundane--electric plugs, dumplings, T-shirts--is wrought a festival, a lantern-lit celebration not of the divine but of the soul of a city.


  1. Artistic lineup in place for 2013 Sculpture Walk

    A girl stands tall at the corner of First Avenue and Main Street, a lantern in one hand, a butterfly ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Hutchinson News

  2. Lantern fire kills man near Spring Green

    A Pewaukee man has died as a result of injuries he sustained when a lantern exploded in his Spring Green cabin.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Baraboo News Republic

  3. Lantern offers function and form

    Pack away your old clunky camp light because Snow Peak’s Hozuki Lantern is not only functional-it has a sleek design that can hang in your home as easily as a campsite.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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  1. "Ryan Reynolds is the Green Lantern, and when he is a young boy, like 11, I'm his father," said Tenney. "I'm Hal Jordan's dad. I'm very excited - it's incredible company."
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Jon Tenney Source:

  2. "We spent the rest of those nine days (after the hurricane) with a yellow legal pad and a Coleman lantern at night, trying to figure what the mermaids are doing here, what they do for a living, etc.," said Suhay, who previously had written other...
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Lisa Suhay Source: Winston-Salem Journal (registration)

  3. "I'm not looking to see the governor's plan today carved up like a jack-'o-lantern," said Nunez, D-Los Angeles. "I believe there is still a deal here to be made."
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Fabian Nunez Source: Forbes

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