Definition of Gallery. Meaning of Gallery. Synonyms of Gallery

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Definition of Gallery

Gallery
Gallery Gal"ler*y, n.; pl. Galleries. [F. galerie, It. galleria, fr. LL. galeria gallery, perh. orig., a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf. OF. galerie a rejoicing, fr. galer to rejoice. Cf. Gallant, a.] 1. A long and narrow corridor, or place for walking; a connecting passageway, as between one room and another; also, a long hole or passage excavated by a boring or burrowing animal. 2. A room for the exhibition of works of art; as, a picture gallery; hence, also, a large or important collection of paintings, sculptures, etc. 3. A long and narrow platform attached to one or more sides of public hall or the interior of a church, and supported by brackets or columns; -- sometimes intended to be occupied by musicians or spectators, sometimes designed merely to increase the capacity of the hall. 4. (Naut.) A frame, like a balcony, projecting from the stern or quarter of a ship, and hence called stern gallery or quarter gallery, -- seldom found in vessels built since 1850. 5. (Fort.) Any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery. 6. (Mining) A working drift or level. Whispering gallery. See under Whispering.

Meaning of Gallery from wikipedia

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- The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, in Central London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over...
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- Gallery of Modern Art may refer to: Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane Washington Gallery of Modern Art Galleria d'Arte Moderna...
- Gallery of Maps The Gallery of Maps (Italian: Galleria delle carte geografiche) is a gallery located on the west side of the Belvedere Courtyard in the...
- Gallery of Suicide is the sixth studio album by American death metal band Cannibal Corpse. It was released in 1998 through Metal Blade Records. It is...
- Portrait Gallery may refer to: National Portrait Gallery (Australia), in Canberra National Portrait Gallery, London, with satellite galleries in Denbighshire...
- Modern Gallery may refer to: The Modern Gallery, the 1915-1919 name of the Marius de Zayas gallery on the New York 5th Ave Modern Gallery, Zagreb Modern...
- A peanut gallery was, in the days of vaudeville, a nickname for the cheapest and ostensibly rowdiest seats in the theater, the occupants of which were...
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