Share this entry

loggia Line breaks: log¦gia
Pronunciation: /ˈləʊdʒə/
/ˈlɒdʒə/ /ˈləʊdʒɪə/

Definition of loggia in English:


A 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.


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

Words that rhyme with loggia

Phrygia • Thuringia • Borgia

Definition of loggia in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day confidant
Pronunciation: ˈkänfəˌdant
a person with whom one shares a secret...