Share this entry

Share this page

loggia

Syllabification: log·gia
Pronunciation: /ˈlōj(ē)ə, ˈlô-
 
 
/

Definition of loggia in English:

noun

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.

Origin

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

Definition of loggia in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence