loggia

noun
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 loggias (audio) , ˈlȯ-​(ˌ)jäz \ also loggie\ ˈlȯ-​(ˌ)jā How to pronounce loggie (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 Attached to the home, there’s a covered loggia that has doors that pivot, allowing for an indoor-outdoor living space. Dallas News, "What does a new home in Dallas look like? Peek inside a 10,000-square-foot house completed months ago," 30 Oct. 2020 The top floor was a loggia—an area open on one or more sides. Nicole Kay Peterson, Quartz at Work, "How the needs of monks and empire builders helped mold the modern-day office," 23 Oct. 2020 The top floor was a loggia – an area open on one or more sides. Nicole Kay Peterson, The Conversation, "How the needs of monks and empire builders helped mold the modern-day office," 15 Oct. 2020 The loggia, now enclosed, was once open to the sounds and fragrance of the garden. Brian T. Allen, National Review, "The Immovable Raphael," 19 Sep. 2020 Galatea is on a wall of what was once the garden loggia of the Farnesina. Brian T. Allen, National Review, "The Immovable Raphael," 19 Sep. 2020 Outside, the home has a large, covered loggia at the back of the home. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, "Take a look at this massive three-story Tudor-style home on a double lot in Highland Park," 30 July 2020 Past the loggia, there’s an exercise room with an additional half-bathroom. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, "Take a look at this massive three-story Tudor-style home on a double lot in Highland Park," 30 July 2020 The home's backyard paradise consists of a resort-like pool complete with a loggia, outdoor kitchen and sweeping views of the lake. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Waterfront Sugar Land palace, opulent River Oaks mansion highlight Houston's top homes sold in March," 8 Apr. 2020

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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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The first known use of loggia was in 1742

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24 Nov 2020

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“Loggia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loggia. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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loggia

noun
How to pronounce loggia (audio) How to pronounce loggia (audio)

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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