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log·gi·a

 (lô′jē-ə, lŏj′ē-ə)
n.
1. An open-sided, roofed or vaulted gallery, either free-standing or along the front or side of a building, often at an upper level.
2. An open balcony in a theater.

[Italian, from Old Italian, from Old French loge; see loge.]

loggia

(ˈlɒdʒə; ˈlɒdʒɪə)
n, pl -gias or -gie (-dʒɛ)
1. (Architecture) a covered area on the side of a building, esp one that serves as a porch
2. (Architecture) an open balcony in a theatre
[C17: Italian, from French loge. See lodge]

log•gi•a

(ˈloʊ dʒi ə, ˈlɒdʒ ə)

n., pl. -gi•as, -gie (-dʒeɪ, -dʒi)
a gallery or arcade open to the air on at least one side.
[1735–45; < Italian < Germanic; see lodge]

loggia

An open-sided gallery, usually with pillars, common in Renaissance Italy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loggia - a roofed arcade or gallery with open sides stretching along the front or side of a buildingloggia - a roofed arcade or gallery with open sides stretching along the front or side of a building; often at an upper level
arcade, colonnade - a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns
Translations

loggia

[ˈlɒdʒə] N (loggias or loggie (pl)) [ˈlɒdʒe]logia f

loggia

nLoggia f
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The Loggia showed as the triple entrance of a cave, wherein many a deity, shadowy, but immortal, looking forth upon the arrivals and departures of mankind.
Two Italians by the Loggia had been bickering about a debt.
La Loggia came into existence 16 years ago in a former Studio City pet shop with three partners who were former staffers from Jimmy's, a posh Westside restaurant.
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Consequently, it's no surprise to see chef Fred Iwasaki's name on the Loggia restaurant menu.
On the south side, a first floor loggia with Ionic columns overlooked the garden; on the north, a horseshoe staircase leads in Palladian manner to a terrace and a two-storey cubic hall.
HOLLYWOOD -- Big Screen Entertainment Group (OTC:BSEG) is pleased to announce that its feature film, starring Academy Award nominees Burt Reynolds, Raquel Welch, Charles Durning, Robert Loggia and Phyllis Diller, and directed by BJ Davis, has been selected at the prestigious Moondance Film Festival being held at Raleigh Studios-Hollywood.
and which will feed Governors Ball attendees following this year's Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre, are the fifth floor The Loggia with Puck's special brand of Euro-Asian fare and the fourth floor The Highlands featuring his version of American comfort food.
So you enter from the uphill side, and walk down to the main floor where there is a sort of grand loggia which frames westerly views of the sea and one of the strange seal-inhabited islands that stud the country's coastline.
HOLLYWOOD -- Big Screen Entertainment Group (OTC:BSEG) in association with Hoboken Pictures is very pleased to announce that the motion picture starring Academy Award Nominees Burt Reynolds, Raquel Welch, Charles Durning and Robert Loggia, directed by BJ Davis, won "Film of the Festival" at the New Jersey International Film Festival.