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balconynoun [C]

uk   /ˈbæl.kə.ni/ us   /ˈbæl.kə.ni/
  • 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 a drink on the hotel balcony.
  • 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.
(Definition of balcony from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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balconynoun [C]

us   /ˈbæl·kə·ni/
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.
(Definition of balcony from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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