- a gallery or arcade open to the air on at least one side.
- 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
Related Words for loggiamall, gallery, walkway, arcade, portico, passageway, cloister, colonnade, piazza, loggia, porch, mezzanine, patio, upstairs, veranda, stoa
Examples from the Web for loggia
Historical Examples of loggia
The company rose from their places in the Loggia, and there were greetings and introductions.The Eternal City
Gino got out a guitar and sang too, sitting out on the loggia.
They were sitting together on the loggia when the letter arrived.
The lamp was tossed across the room, out through the loggia.
I went towards the house and in the loggia came face to face with Cosimo.The Strolling Saint
- a covered area on the side of a building, esp one that serves as a porch
- an open balcony in a theatre
Word Origin for loggia
"roofed galley used as an open-air room," 1742, from Italian loggia, from French loge (see lodge (n.)).