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gallery US English

A room or building for the display or sale of works of art

gallery US Thesaurus

the art gallery

the gallery in gallery US English

The highest balconies in a theater, containing the cheapest seats

art gallery US English

A room or building for the display or sale of works of art

fly gallery US English

A raised platform at the side of a stage that contains ropes and equipment for moving props and scenery. Also called fly floor

gallery grave US English

An underground megalithic burial chamber which may be divided into sections but has no separate entrance passage

press gallery US English

A place reserved for journalists observing the proceedings in a legislature or court of law

Tate Gallery US English

A national museum of art at Millbank, London, founded in 1897 by the sugar manufacturer Sir Henry Tate (1819–99) to house his collection of modern British paintings, as a nucleus for a permanent national collection of modern art. It was renamed Tate Britain in 2000, when the new Tate Modern gallery opened

Tate Gallery New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

national museum of art in London, renamed Tate Britain in 2000

gallery forest US English

A forest restricted to the banks of a river or stream

peanut gallery US English

The top gallery in a theater, where the cheaper seats are located

picture gallery US English

A place containing an exhibition or collection of paintings or pictures

rogues' gallery US English

A collection of photographs of known criminals, used by police to identify suspects

National Gallery US English

An art gallery in Trafalgar Square, London, holding one of the chief national collections of pictures. The collection began in 1824, and the present main building was opened in 1838

shooting gallery US English

A room or fairground booth used for recreational shooting at targets with guns or air guns

Tretyakov Gallery US English

An art gallery in Moscow, one of the largest in the world. It houses exhibits ranging from early Russian art to contemporary work, and has a huge collection of icons

whispering gallery US English

A gallery or dome with acoustic properties such that a faint sound may be heard around its entire circumference

play to the gallery US English

Act in an exaggerated or theatrical manner, especially to appeal to popular taste

National Portrait Gallery US English

An art gallery in London holding the national collection of portraits of eminent or well-known British men and women. Founded in 1856, it moved to its present site next to the National Gallery in 1896

play to the gallery in gallery US English

Act in an exaggerated or theatrical manner, especially to appeal to popular taste


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