Meaning of “gallery” in the English Dictionary

"gallery" in British English

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gallerynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡæl.ər.i/ us /ˈɡæl.ɚ.i/

gallery noun [ C ] (BUILDING)

B1 a room or building that is used for showing works of art, sometimes so that they can be sold:

the National Portrait Gallery
a contemporary art gallery

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gallery noun [ C ] (RAISED AREA)

a raised area around the sides or at the back of a large room that provides extra space for people to sit or stand

(Definition of “gallery” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gallery" in American English

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gallerynoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡæl·ə·ri/

gallery noun [ C ] (BUILDING)

a room or building that is used for showing or selling works of art:

There are some contemporary art galleries you should visit.

gallery noun [ C ] (RAISED AREA)

a raised area around the sides or at the back of a large room that provides extra space for people to sit or stand

(Definition of “gallery” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)