log·​gia | \ ˈlō-jē-ə How to pronounce loggia (audio) , ˈlȯ-(ˌ)jä How to pronounce loggia (audio) \
plural loggias\ ˈlō-​jē-​əz How to pronounce loggia (audio) , ˈlȯ-​(ˌ)jäz \ also loggie\ ˈlȯ-​(ˌ)jā How to pronounce loggia (audio) \

Definition of loggia

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

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Examples of loggia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Beyond the mansion’s four walls there’s a pool, a grand loggia for outdoor entertaining and an observation deck where visitors can take in the water views. Helena Madden, Robb Report, 15 Nov. 2021 Outside, there’s a pool with water slide, a loggia and a tiki hut with wood ceilings. Robyn A. Friedman, sun-sentinel.com, 4 Nov. 2021 Behind a garden with manicured hedges, a classical loggia leads to the home. Regina Cole, Forbes, 15 Sep. 2021 The loggia runs the entire length of the main house. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 25 Oct. 2021 The grounds have an infinity-edge pool and a loggia with an outdoor kitchen and fireplace. E.b. Solomont, WSJ, 7 Oct. 2021 There are no curtains because the loggia is always lit after dark. India Hicks, House Beautiful, 23 Sep. 2021 The château spans nearly 7,000 square feet on three levels, including 11 bedrooms, three reception rooms, a loggia and an office. Lisa Chamoff, Forbes, 11 Sep. 2021 Entertaining comfortably was a big priority, so DeLaney outfitted the loggia with a sofa and chairs from Summer Classics. Blake Miller, House Beautiful, 7 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of loggia

1742, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for loggia

Italian, from Old French loge lodge

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“Loggia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loggia. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of loggia

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

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