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Definition of Balcony

Balcony
Balcony Bal"co*ny, n.; pl. Balconies. [It. balcone; cf. It. balco, palco, scaffold, fr. OHG. balcho, pa?cho, beam, G. balken. See Balk beam.] 1. (Arch.) 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. 2. A projecting gallery once common at the stern of large ships. Note: ``The accent has shifted from the second to the first syllable within these twenty years.' --Smart (1836).

Meaning of Balcony from wikipedia

- A balcony (from Italian: balcone, scaffold; cf. Old High German balcho, beam, balketta; probably cognate with Persian term بالكانه bālkāneh or its older...
- The Balcony (French: Le Balcon) is a play by the French dramatist Jean Genet. It is set in an unnamed city that is experiencing a revolutionary uprising...
- The Truman Balcony is the second-floor balcony of the Executive Residence of the White House, which overlooks the south lawn. It was completed in March...
- The Balcony is a play by Jean Genet. The Balcony may also refer to: The Balcony (film), a 1963 film adaptation of the play The Balcony (painting), an 1868...
- false balcony, or railing at the outer plane of a window-opening reaching to the floor, and having, when the window is open, the appearance of a balcony. They...
- the front of the Central Committee building. Ceaușescu appeared on the balcony of the Central Committee building and began as he had in years past, with...
- after a balcony on which they were standing collapsed. The group was celebrating a 21st birthday party in Berkeley, California. The balcony was on the...
- The Balcony is a 1963 film adaptation of Jean Genet's play The Balcony, directed by Joseph Strick. It starred S****ey Winters, Peter Falk, Lee Grant and...
- The Balcony is the debut studio album by Welsh indie rock band Catfish and the Bottlemen. It was released on 15 September 2014 in the United Kingdom and...
- In a Balcony is a one-act play written by Robert Browning. It was written in 1853 in Bagni di Lucca, making it his last play. It was originally published...
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