Meaning of BALCONY in English

BALCONY

[bal.co.ny] n, pl -nies [It balcone, fr. OIt, large window, of Gmc origin; akin to OHG balko beam--more at balk] (1618) 1: a platform that projects from the wall of a building and is enclosed by a parapet or railing

2: an interior projecting gallery in a public building (as a theater) -- bal.co.nied adj

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