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long gallery

a large gallery, found especially in the uppermost stories of Elizabethan and Jacobean manor houses, used as a family room and as a promenade. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I sauntered into the long gallery, and there suddenly saw Stroeve.

    The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham
  • It has only just come home, and is standing on the floor in the long gallery.

    The Nebuly Coat John Meade Falkner
  • "The long gallery—all one long room, you know," he answered.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • Mina Zabriska could make out a figure in the long gallery now.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • The scene in the long gallery had at least been different from this!

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • Five men talked in the long gallery overlooking the River Thames.

    Privy Seal Ford Madox Ford
  • That hour in the long gallery last night had been the climax.

  • Mother, do you remember the cabinets at home in the long gallery?

  • She could see them through the open window of the long gallery.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham

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