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Gallery (IPA: /ˈɡæɫɝi/)


Gallery (a.)

A long and narrow corridor, or place for walking; a connecting passageway, as between one room and another; also, a long hole or passage excavated by a boring or burrowing animal.

Gallery (a.)

A room for the exhibition of works of art; as, a picture gallery; hence, also, a large or important collection of paintings, sculptures, etc.

Gallery (a.)

A long and narrow platform attached to one or more sides of public hall or the interior of a church, and supported by brackets or columns; -- sometimes intended to be occupied by musicians or spectators, sometimes designed merely to increase the capacity of the hall.

Gallery (a.)

A frame, like a balcony, projecting from the stern or quarter of a ship, and hence called stern gallery or quarter gallery, -- seldom found in vessels built since 1850.

Gallery (a.)

Any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery.

Gallery (a.)

A working drift or level.

Gallery

Type of balcony or platform in a theatre

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Song by artist Mario Vazquez

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American soft rock band

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Canadian TV program

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Album by hard rock band Great White

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." - Francis Bacon


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