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loggia

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noun log·gia \ˈlō-jē-ə, ˈlȯ-(ˌ)jä\

Simple Definition of loggia

  • : an area on the side of a building that has a roof and that is open on one side

Full Definition of loggia

plural loggias play \ˈlō-jē-əz, ˈlȯ-(ˌ)jäz\ also log·gie play \ˈlȯ-(ˌ)jā\

  1. :  a roofed open gallery especially at an upper story overlooking an open court

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Origin of loggia

Italian, from Old French loge lodge


First Known Use: 1742


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