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Definition of "gallery" []

  • A roofed promenade, especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported by arches or columns on the outer side. (noun)
  • A long enclosed passage, such as a hallway or corridor. (noun)
  • A narrow balcony, usually having a railing or balustrade, along the outside of a building. (noun)
  • 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. (noun)
  • Such a passageway situated over the aisle of a church and opening onto the nave. Also called tribune2. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gallery" in a sentence
  • "The picture in the gallery is a spry young lad waving people to Rick Owens."
  • "These things can be done but running a gallery is a different ball of wax from creating art."
  • "We didn't realise it was a real place. the scale of the gallery is a bit disorienting at first and I've tried to reflect this by tilting the image slightly."
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