Meaning of “balcony” in the English Dictionary

"balcony" in British English

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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)

"balcony" in American English

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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)