balcony NOUN (pl. balconies) 1) an enclosed platform on the outside of a building, with access from an upper-floor window or door. 2) the highest tier of seats in a theatre or cinema.
DERIVATIVES balconied adjective.
ORIGIN Italian balcone.

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