- mezza voce,
- mezzo forte,
- mezzo piano,
- mezzo soprano,
Origin of mezzanine
Examples from the Web for mezzanine
Orchestra seats cost $100; mezzanine is $75; and balcony, $50.
There is a grand wooden staircase that leads to a mezzanine with seating.
He walked in, accosted the first man he saw, and was waved to a flight of stairs reaching a mezzanine floor.Burned Bridges|Bertrand W. Sinclair
No weapon protruded from the wound, nor was any found on or near her in the mezzanine.Initials Only|Anna Katharine Green
Never before had old Mr. Beagle (watching delightedly from the mezzanine balcony) seen such a floorwalker.Where the Blue Begins|Christopher Morley
The mezzanine floor of the department store was arranged as a lounge or waiting room for customers.Dorothy Dixon and the Double Cousin|Dorothy Wayne
He withdrew softly, mounted to the mezzanine floor of the apartment, and went out.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Word Origin for mezzanine
1711, "a low story between two tall ones in a building," from French mezzanine (17c.), from Italian mezzanino, from mezzano "middle," from Latin medianus "of the middle," from medius (see medial (adj.)). Sense of "lowest balcony in a theater" first recorded 1927.