Definition of Japanese lantern in English:

Japanese lantern

Pronunciation /ˈˌjapəˈˌnēz ˈlan(t)ərn/ /ˈˌdʒæpəˈˌniz ˈlæn(t)ərn/

noun

another term for Chinese lantern (sense 1)
‘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.’
  • ‘There were multicolored Japanese lanterns around the walls, and on the ceiling was a multicolored disco ball.’
  • ‘There were little Japanese lanterns hanging everywhere, with compact fluorescent bulbs.’