[ loj-uh, loh-jee-uh; Italian lawd-jah ]
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noun,plural log·gias, Italian log·gie [lawd-je]. /ˈlɔd dʒɛ/.
  1. a gallery or arcade open to the air on at least one side.

  2. a space within the body of a building but open to the air on one side, serving as an open-air room or as an entrance porch.

Origin of loggia

From Italian, dating back to 1735–45; see origin at lodge

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/ (ˈlɒdʒə, ˈlɒdʒɪə) /

nounplural -gias or -gie (-dʒɛ)
  1. a covered area on the side of a building, esp one that serves as a porch

  2. an open balcony in a theatre

Origin of loggia

C17: Italian, from French loge. See lodge

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