Origin of galerie
< Louisiana French, French: gallery
- (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.
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Examples from the Web for galeries
“I think this will revolutionize the brand,” Averyl Oates, the fashion director at Galeries Lafayette in Paris, also said.Is Designer John Galliano Back for Good?
October 7, 2014
Picasso and Marie-Thérèse met by chance on the street while she was shopping at Galeries Lafayette in Paris in 1927.Picasso's Greatest Muse
April 15, 2011
It was the man who kept a haberdasher's shop in the Galeries.
While we were sitting on a seat in the Galeries the postman went by with the letters.
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
They strolled along the Galeries till they reached a shady seat where they sat down.
The Galeries de Bois have been knocked to pieces these thirty years.