Gallery definitions

găl'ə-rē
The definition of a gallery is a place where works of art are displayed, or a covered walkway.

An example of a gallery is a space where local artists show their work.

An example of a gallery is a covered path between two buildings.

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A roofed promenade, especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported by arches or columns on the outer side.
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A long enclosed passage, such as a hallway or corridor.
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A large audience or group of spectators, as at a tennis or golf match.
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The general public, usually considered as exemplifying a lack of discrimination or sophistication.

Accused the administration of playing to the gallery on the defense issue.

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A collection; an assortment.

The trial featured a gallery of famous and flamboyant witnesses.

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A platform or balcony at the stern or quarters of some early sailing ships.
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A decorative upright trimming or molding along the edge of a table top, tray, or shelf.
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A narrow balcony, usually having a railing or balustrade, along the outside of a building.
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A projecting or recessed passageway along an upper story on the interior or exterior of a large building, generally marked by a colonnade or arcade.
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Such a passageway situated over the aisle of a church and opening onto the nave.
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An upper section, often with a sloping floor, projecting from the rear or side walls of a theater or an auditorium to provide additional seating.
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The seats in such a section, usually cheaper than those on the main floor.
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The cheapest seats in a theater, generally those of the uppermost gallery.
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The audience occupying a gallery or cheap section of a theater.
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A building, room, or website for the exhibition of artistic work.
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An establishment that displays and sells works of art.
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A photographer's studio.
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An underground tunnel or passageway, as in a cave or one dug for military or mining purposes.
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A tunnel or series of tunnels made by an animal.
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A long, narrow balcony on the outside of a building.
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A platform projecting at either quarter or around the stern of an early sailing ship.
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A long, narrow corridor or room.
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A place or establishment for exhibiting or dealing in artworks.
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Any of the display rooms of a museum.
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A collection of paintings, statues, etc.
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A room or establishment used as a photographer's studio, for practice in shooting at targets, etc.
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An underground passage, as one made by an animal, or one used in mining or military engineering.
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A low railing of wood or metal around the edge of a table, shelf, etc.
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A covered walk open at one side or having the roof supported by pillars; colonnade.
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A veranda or porch.
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A platform or projecting upper floor attached to the back wall or sides of a church, theater, etc.; esp., the highest of a series of such platforms in a theater, with the cheapest seats.
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The cheapest seats in a theater.
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The people occupying these seats, sometimes regarded as exemplifying popular tastes.
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The spectators at a sporting event, legislative meeting, etc.
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To furnish with a gallery, or balcony.
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An institution, building, or room for the exhibition and conservation of works of art.
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An establishment that buys, sells, and displays works of art.
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Uppermost seating area projecting from the rear or side walls of a theater, concert hall, or auditorium.
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A roofed promenade, especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported by arches or columns on the outer side.
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As a whole, the spectators of an event.
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Origin of gallery

From Old French galerie, gallerie (“a long portico, a gallery”), from Medieval Latin galeria (“gallery”), perhaps an alteration of galilea "church porch," probably from Latin Galilaea, Galilee, region of Palestine. More at Galilee.