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
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
balk′on-i (18th c., bal-kō′ni), n. a stage or platform projecting from the wall of a building within or without, supported by pillars or consoles, and surrounded with a balustrade or railing: in theatres, usually the gallery immediately above the dress circle.—n. Bal′conette, a miniature balcony.—adj. Bal′conied. [It. balcōne—balco, of Teut. origin; Old High Ger. balcho (Ger. balken), Eng. Balk.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Balcony' in Nouns Frequency: #2798
The numerical value of Balcony in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Balcony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I was on the sixth deck and waves were coming over my balcony. It was very scary.
Had it gotten any closer to the speaker's balcony they have long guns to take it down, but it didn't. It landed right in front.
We went to the balcony, then it was one side of the building (that) was burning, we went downstairs and a lot of people were watching.
I was in my room when I heard someone shouting. I went out on the balcony and could see a man wave a black flag with white writings on it. He was yelling loudly.
Get the square footage of the balcony for the cabin you are considering, the largest ones are often on the cabins at the front of the ship and/or at the rear – not the sides.
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- balcóCatalan, Valencian
- balkon, altanDanish
- θεωρείο, μπαλκόνιGreek
- balcón, palcoSpanish
- lehteri, parvekeFinnish
- מרפסת, גזוזטרהHebrew
- erkély, balkonHungarian
- svalir, altanIcelandic
- აივანი, ბალკონიGeorgian
- balkonngiKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- 발코니, 계수기Korean
- балкон, терасаMacedonian
- balkongNorwegian Nynorsk
- sacada, balcão, camarotePortuguese
- bàlkōn, ба̀лко̄нSerbo-Croatian
- balkong, läktareSwedish
- ban côngVietnamese
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