Balcony

Definition of Balcony

Bal´co`ny   Pronunciation: băl´kô`nŷ; 277
n.1.(Arch.) A platform projecting from the wall of a building, usually resting on brackets or consoles, and inclosed by a parapet; as, a balcony in front of a window. Also, a projecting gallery in places of amusement; as, the balcony in a theater.
2.A projecting gallery once common at the stern of large ships.

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