Balcony definitions

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The definition of a balcony is a row of seats in the upper floor of a theater or auditorium.

The place where President Lincoln was sitting when he was assassinated is an example of a balcony.

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Balcony means a platform with a railing that sticks out from the outside wall of the upper floor of a building.

The platform at Buckingham Palace where the Queen waives to her subjects is an example of a balcony.

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A platform that projects from the wall of a building and is surrounded by a railing, balustrade, or parapet.
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A gallery that projects over the main floor in a theater or auditorium.
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A platform projecting from the wall of an upper floor of a building and enclosed by a railing.
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An upper floor of rows of seats in a theater or auditorium, often jutting out over the main floor; gallery.
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An accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window.

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An accessible structure overlooking a stage or the like.
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Origin of balcony

From Italian balcone "balcony, floor-length window" from Old Italian balcone "scaffold", from Lombardic *balko, *balkon- (“beam”) from Proto-Germanic *balkô (“beam”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhelg'- (“beam, pile, prop”). Akin to Old High German balco, balcho (“beam”), Old English balca (“beam, ridge”). More at balk.