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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.
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The Loggia conservatory is an impressive addition to any home as it's built with all the style and solidity of an extension, making it an excellent investment at an affordable cost while adding value to your home.
Just inside the front door, a formal dining room has built-in comer china cabinets and, at the end of a long and slender entrance gallery a roomy, step-down living room that includes hardwood floors, a television-surmounted fireplace, and a long wall of French doors that open to an arched loggia. The adjacent kitchen has a huge center island with an integrated wine rack and a spacious informal dining area.
Robert Loggia, the gravelly voiced character actor who danced with Tom Hanks on a giant floor keyboard in "Big," fought aliens in "Independence Day" and trafficked in drugs in "Scarface," died on Friday at age 85, his widow said.
"Finding increased levels of the translocator protein (TSPO) in regions like the thalamus--the brain's sensory gateway for pain and other stimuli--is important, since we know that this protein is highly expressed in microglia and astrocytes, the immune cells of the central nervous system, when they are activated in response to some pathologic event," says Marco Loggia of the MGH-based Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, who also is assistant professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School and lead author of the report.
The layout of this French country home wraps around a terrific side courtyard, which includes a spacious loggia. Inside, the leisure room has a boxed-beamed ceiling, a fireplace, built-in cabinetry, and French doors opening to the loggia.
It comprises a ground floor entrance hallway with guest WC, kitchen, dining room, utility, garden room and an open loggia.
WHY not add a touch of Italian inspiration to your home this spring with the newest innovation in conservatory design - the Loggia.
Everyone loves Lilly--Pulitzer, that is--and devotees poured into the Ringling Museums courtyard and loggia for a "Fashion, Flowers & Food" event that was part of this second annual four-day floral celebration.