Definitions for Balconyˈbæl kə ni
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bal•co•nyˈbæl kə ni(n.)(pl.)-nies.
a balustraded or railed elevated platform projecting from the wall of a building.
a gallery in a theater.
Origin of balcony:
1610–20; < It balcone < Langobardic (cf. OHG balc(h)o beam; see balk )
an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium
a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
balcony(noun)ˈbæl kə ni
an outside sitting area at the upper window of a house
a balcony overlooking the gardens
balconyˈbæl kə ni
an upper seating area in a theater
people sitting in the balcony
An accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window.
An accessible structure overlooking a stage.
Origin: From balcone "balcony, floor-length window" from Old balcone "scaffold", of origin, from * from balkô, from bhelg'-. Akin to balco, balca. More at balk.
a platform projecting from the wall of a building, usually resting on brackets or consoles, and inclosed by a parapet; as, a balcony in front of a window. Also, a projecting gallery in places of amusement; as, the balcony in a theater
a projecting gallery once common at the stern of large ships
Balcony, a platform projecting from the wall of a building, supported by columns or console brackets, and enclosed with a balustrade.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Balcony' in Nouns Frequency: #2798
Translations for Balcony
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a platform built out from the wall of a building
Many hotel rooms have balconies.
- بَلْكون، شُرْفَهArabic
- sacadaPortuguese (BR)
- der BalkonGerman
- balkon; altanDanish
- balkong, altanNorwegian
- کتاره لرونکی برنده، بالكونPashto
- 陽台Chinese (Trad.)
- ban côngVietnamese
- 阳台Chinese (Simp.)
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