galleria

noun
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 | Crobinson@al.com, al, 5 July 2020 The galleria has been the scene of several high-profile shootings in the past few years. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 5 July 2020 The galleria has been the scene of several high-profile shootings in the past few years. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 5 July 2020 The galleria has been the scene of several high-profile shootings in the past few years. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 5 July 2020 The galleria has been the scene of several high-profile shootings in the past few years. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 5 July 2020 The galleria has been the scene of several high-profile shootings in the past few years. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 5 July 2020 The galleria has been the scene of several high-profile shootings in the past few years. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 5 July 2020 The galleria has been the scene of several high-profile shootings in the past few years. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 5 July 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'galleria.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about galleria

Time Traveler for galleria

Time Traveler

The first known use of galleria was circa 1901

See more words from the same year

Statistics for galleria

Cite this Entry

“Galleria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galleria. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on galleria

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for galleria

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Dog Breeds

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!