n. pl. bal·co·nies
1. A platform that projects from the wall of a building and is surrounded by a railing, balustrade, or parapet.
2. A gallery that projects over the main floor in a theater or auditorium.
[Italian balcone, from Old Italian, scaffold, of Germanic origin.]
balco·nied (-nēd) adj.
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