Definition of loggia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlōj(ē)ə/
Pronunciation: /ˈlôj(ē)ə/


1A gallery or room with one or more open sides, especially one that forms part of a house and has one side open to the garden.
Example sentences
  • Simply snip off some of those extra rooms and loggias, and the core remains a livable and viably affordable house to build.
  • All face east-west with deep loggias on their west sides and small balconies on the east.
  • The rear of the house opens to the garden through a long loggia.
1.1An open-sided extension to a house.


Mid 18th century: from Italian, 'lodge'.

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Syllabification: log·gia

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