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Definition of Gallery
GalleryGallery 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
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
5. (Fort.) Any communication which is covered overhead as
well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a
6. (Mining) A working drift or level.
Whispering gallery. See under Whispering.
Meaning of Gallery from wikipedia
- Look up gallery
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Gallery
or The Gallery
to: Art gallery Contemporary
art gallery Gallery
(band), an American...
- The Visitors' Gallery
, formally known
as the Strangers' Gallery
, is set aside
of the public
at the British House
of Commons, and is intended...
- A rogues' gallery
(or rogues gallery
) is a police collection
of mug shots
or other images
of criminal suspects
kept for identification
purposes. In 1855...
- Look up shooting gallery
or shooting galleries
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Shooting gallery
to: Shooting gallery
(carnival game), a...
- The National Gallery
is an art museum
in Trafalgar Square
in the City of Westminster, in Central
London, England. Founded
in 1824, in Trafalgar
- A peanut gallery
was, in the days of vaudeville, a nickname
for the cheapest
and ostensibly rowdiest seats
in the theater, the occupants
- A minstrels' gallery
is a form of balcony, often inside
hall of a castle
house, and used to allow musicians
- The National Portrait Gallery
(NPG) is an art gallery
of historically important
and famous British
- This gallery
of sovereign state flags shows
or state flags
of sovereign states
on the list of sovereign
states. For other
of Maps The Gallery
of Maps (Italian: Galleria delle carte
geografiche) is a gallery located
on the west side of the Belvedere Courtyard
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