- a spacious passageway, court, or indoor mall, usually with a vaulted roof and lined with commercial establishments.
- gallery(defs 7–10).
Origin of galleria
Related Words for galleriaarcade, plaza, mall, bazaar, shop, mart, boutique, outlet, co-op, supermarket, chain, stand, store, galleria, emporium, fair, market, marketplace, piazza, agora
Examples from the Web for galleria
Historical Examples of galleria
Why should not you and Vere come to dine at the Hotel, or in the Galleria, with me?
Always at night, and often in the afternoon, she walked in the Galleria.
He steals into the Galleria at night to meet Maria Fortunata!
I shall drive up to the Galleria di Sopra, and you must follow me there.Olive in Italy
As soon as it is over I go out for a walk and stroll up and down the Galleria.Giacomo Puccini
- a central court through several storeys of a shopping centre or department store onto which shops or departments open at each level
Word Origin for galleria
Word Origin and History for galleria
Italian form of gallery.