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English definition of “balcony”

balcony

noun [C] uk   /ˈbæl.kə.ni/ us  

balcony noun [C] (ON BUILDING)

B1 an area with a wall or bars around it that is joined to the outside wall of a building on an upper level: We had drinks on the hotel balcony.Walls and parts of walls

balcony noun [C] (IN THEATRE)

C2 an area of seats at an upper level in a theatre: Our seats are in row F of the balcony.Theatre auditorium and front-of-house
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