Definition of galleria in English:

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galleria

Pronunciation: /ˌɡaləˈrēə/

noun

A covered or enclosed area, especially one with commercial establishments for shopping, dining, etc.
Example sentences
  • A glass roof links the hitherto separate building with the main volumes to form a luminous entrance galleria.
  • The university takes up three floors, connecting tower, podium and galleria.
  • I made a little sketch of the sign at the Java City galleria, came home, and started to work.

Origin

Italian (see gallery).

Words that rhyme with galleria

Achaea, aliyah, Almería, Apia, Bahía, Caesarea, Cassiopeia, Chaldea, Cytherea, Euboea, foreseer, freer, gynaecea, Iphigenia, Kampuchea, kea, keyer, Latakia, Leah, Lucia, Nicaea, Nicosia, onomatopoeia, Oriya, osteria, Pangaea, Pantelleria, pharmacopoeia, pizzeria, ria, rupiah, sangría, seer, sharia, Shia, skier, spiraea (US spirea), Tanzania, taqueria, Tarpeia, Thea, trachea, trattoria, urea

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Syllabification: gal·le·ri·a

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