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balcony

noun [C]  /ˈbæl·kə·ni/ us  
a narrow floor that is attached to the outside wall of a building above the ground, usually with sides or bars, or an area of seats at an upper level in a theater: Our hotel room has a balcony that looks out over the pool.
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