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Dictionary Definition



1 spectators at a golf or tennis match
2 a porch along the outside of a building (sometimes partly enclosed) [syn: veranda, verandah]
3 a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited [syn: art gallery, picture gallery]
4 a long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose; "shooting gallery"
5 a covered corridor (especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported with arches or columns)
6 narrow recessed balcony area along an upper floor on the interior of a building; usually marked by a colonnade
7 a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein" [syn: drift, heading]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. An institution, building, or room for the exhibition and conservation of works of art.
  2. An establishment that buys, sells, and displays works of art.
  3. Uppermost seating area projecting from the rear or side walls of a theater, concert hall, or auditorium.


institution, building, or room for the exhibition and conservation of works of art
establishment that buys, sells, and displays works of art
area of a theater, concert hall, or auditorium
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Extensive Definition

Gallery may refer to:
More specifically, Gallery may refer to:
Gallery is also the surname of a number of notable people, including:
surname Gallery
gallery in Czech: Galerie
gallery in Danish: Galleri
gallery in German: Galerie
gallery in Esperanto: Galerio
gallery in French: Galerie
gallery in Korean: 갤러리
gallery in Italian: Galleria
gallery in Dutch: Galerij
gallery in Dutch Low Saxon: Gallerieje
gallery in Japanese: ギャラリー
gallery in Polish: Galeria
gallery in Portuguese: Galeria
gallery in Russian: Галерея (значения)
gallery in Turkish: Galeri

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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