cabana

[ kuh-ban-uh, -ban-yuh, -bah-nuh, -bahn-yuh ]
/ kəˈbæn ə, -ˈbæn yə, -ˈbɑ nə, -ˈbɑn yə /

noun

a small cabin or tentlike structure for use as a bathhouse, especially on a beach or by a swimming pool.
a cabin or cottage.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THESE WORDS FROM BROWN GIRL DREAMING!

Visualize yourself passing this quiz on words from Jacqueline Woodson’s exquisite verse novel “Brown Girl Dreaming,” and then take the quiz to prove you can do it! (Because you can.)
Question 1 of 10
What does “barren” mean?
Also ca·ba·ña [Spanish kah-vah-nyah]. /Spanish kɑˈvɑ nyɑ/.

Origin of cabana

1830–40; <Spanish cabaña;see cabin
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for cabana

British Dictionary definitions for cabana

cabana
/ (kəˈbɑːnə) /

noun

mainly US a tent used as a dressing room by the sea

Word Origin for cabana

from Spanish cabaña: cabin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012