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Definition of "loggia" []

  • An open-sided, roofed or vaulted gallery, either free-standing or along the front or side of a building, often at an upper level. (noun)
  • An open balcony in a theater. (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 "loggia" in a sentence
  • "It's a kind of outdoor room, properly called a loggia, poised at the top of a flight of steps."
  • "Beyond the loggia was an acre of terraced lawn and more topiary."
  • "In the loggia are the paintings known collectively as Raphael's Bible."