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[gal-ree, gal-uh-] /gælˈri, ˌgæl ə-/
noun, Gulf States (chiefly Louisiana) .
gallery (def 8).
Origin of galerie
< Louisiana French, French: gallery

galerie house

(in French Louisiana) a house with its main story above the ground floor and with verandas (galeries) for both stories in tiers on at least one side. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • They strolled along the galeries till they reached a shady seat where they sat down.

    Overlooked Maurice Baring
  • It was the man who kept a haberdasher's shop in the galeries.

    Overlooked Maurice Baring
  • While we were sitting on a seat in the galeries the postman went by with the letters.

    Overlooked Maurice Baring
  • He flew and landed on the roof of the galeries Lafayette in Paris, and won a prize of $5,000 for doing it.

    Opportunities in Aviation Arthur Sweetser
  • The galeries de Bois have been knocked to pieces these thirty years.

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