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balcony

1. a platform projecting from the wall of a building with a balustrade or railing along its outer edge, often with access from a door or window
2. a gallery in a theatre or auditorium, above the dress circle
3. US and Canadian any circle or gallery in a theatre or auditorium including the dress circle

Balcony

A projecting platform usually on the exterior of a building, sometimes supported from below by brackets or corbels, or cantilevered by projecting members of wood, metal or masonry. They are most often enclosed with a railing, balustrade, or other parapet.

balcony

[′bal·kə·nē]
(building construction)
A deck which projects from a building wall above ground level.

balcony

1. A projecting platform on a building, sometimes supported from below, sometimes cantilevered; enclosed with a railing or balustrade.
2. A projecting gallery in an auditorium; a seating area over the main floor.
3. An elevated platform used in a permanent stage setting in a theater.
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The following morning, resisting the temptation to just kick back and laze the day away, we resolutely returned to Marigot to visit the tourist office in an inviting two-storied balconied building on the main road.
It looks tiny next to the many-layered, balconied house going up behind it, a place of double-wide adobes and ponderosa beams owned by some gringos from California he has never seen.
To the amazement of meeting delegates, Opryland Hotel has three massive indoor gardens - each surrounded by balconied guest rooms and topped with sparkling glass roofs.
Ouro Preto may be the most beautiful, with its eighteen fountains, thirteen churches, and eleven chapels half hidden along narrow stone streets, its gem shops and balconied houses with walls illuminated by combinations of reds, blues, and sepias.
In the back of one theater, Chaz Williams said he felt a wave of nostalgia for the balconied theaters of his youth.
Arena Club Class has created a flexible range of hospitality packages to be enjoyed in the comfort of the venue's stylish, balconied, VIP boxes.
Sutter Creek is one of the prettiest gold rush towns with a main street lined with balconied shops.
That was the name given by locals to a large block of balconied tenement dwellings where she and her husband Frank settled after they married at the end of the Second World War.
Bedroom accommodation is arranged around a balconied first-floor landing.
IT HAS stunning sea views, contemporary poetry written on its stone walls and a domed, balconied roof which would be ideal for star-lovers.
They are looking forward to having balconied upstairs classrooms with delightful views over the Tyne valley and endless playing .