Translation of balcony in Spanish:

balcony

Pronunciation: /ˈbælkəni/

n (plural -nies)

  • 1.1 [Architecture/Arquitectura] balcón (m); (large) terraza (f)
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    • He'd also like to open up the rear windows with ceiling-height doors leading to balconies.
    • Here the horizontal walls, terraces and balconies merge with their site.
    • Thick, white walls were made flamboyant by ornate balconies and luxurious story-length windows.
    1.2 [Theater/Teatro] (in (United States/los Estados Unidos) ) platea (feminine) alta; (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) galería (f), paraíso (m), gallinero (m) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • A woman, seen from above, seated in the balcony of a theatre, in her turn looks down on the spectacle below.
    • The audience again cheers, but a new scene soon opens on the balcony above.
    • Russel led Matt to a balcony above the balcony that connected to the throne room.
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    • The first balcony felt much like the balcony at the Ohio Theater, though smaller, except I loved the narrow (less than 3 feet wide, I'm sure) staircases.
    • I like to sit in the front of the first balcony.

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