loggia

noun log·gia \ ˈlō-jē-ə , ˈlȯ-(ˌ)jä \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of loggia

plural loggias play \ˈlō-jē-əz, ˈlȯ-(ˌ)jäz\ also loggie play \ˈlȯ-(ˌ)jā\
: a roofed open gallery especially at an upper story overlooking an open court

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Origin and Etymology of loggia

Italian, from Old French loge lodge


LOGGIA Defined for English Language Learners

loggia

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Definition of loggia for English Language Learners

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


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