gal·​le·​ria | \ ˌga-lə-ˈrē-ə How to pronounce galleria (audio) \

Definition of galleria

: a roofed and usually glass-enclosed promenade or court (as at a mall)

Examples of galleria in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The galleria has been the scene of several high-profile shootings in the past few years. Carol Robinson |, al, "Shooting at Riverchase Galleria in Hoover; at least 4 injured," 3 July 2020 The 46th annual Tuba Christmas Concert lead by conductor Bill Clark was performed with about 300 tuba players in the galleria of the Denver Performing Arts Complex in Denver on Dec. 22, 2019. Special To The Denver Post, The Denver Post, "PHOTOS: Tuba Christmas in Denver," 22 Dec. 2019 Royal Copenhagen and famous Illum shopping galleria, selling interior design, books, and kitchenware, but also fashion and beauty products, are two other places that should be on your list. Matilde Wergeland, Vogue, "A Weekend in Copenhagen Is Full of Possibility," 17 Dec. 2017 Called the High Line Nine, a galleria with a cafe, wine bar and other amenities will house... Keiko Morris, WSJ, "Developers Bet Big on Manhattan Art Galleries," 12 Mar. 2017 Readers called out the overall airbrushed-at-the-galleria aesthetic, the First Lady’s prominently displayed large diamond ring, and the the shot’s similarity to Nancy Reagan’s official portrait. Erika Harwood, Vanities, "Why Melania Trump’s White House Portrait Veers Off-Message," 5 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of galleria

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for galleria

borrowed from Italian, "arcade, gallery," borrowed from Medieval Latin galeria — more at gallery

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The first known use of galleria was circa 1901

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7 Jul 2020

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“Galleria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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