WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
bal•co•ny /ˈbælkəni/USA pronunciation n. [countable],pl. -nies.
  1. Architecturean elevated platform on the outside wall of a building.
  2. an upstairs seating area in a theater.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

balcony /ˈbælkənɪ/ n ( pl -nies)
  1. a platform projecting from the wall of a building with a balustrade or railing along its outer edge, often with access from a door or window
  2. a gallery in a theatre or auditorium, above the dress circle
  3. US Canadian any circle or gallery in a theatre or auditorium including the dress circle
Etymology: 17th Century: from Italian balcone, probably from Old High German balko beam; see balk

ˈbalconied adj

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