Definition of Loggia

1. Noun. A roofed arcade or gallery with open sides stretching along the front or side of a building; often at an upper level.

Generic synonyms: Arcade, Colonnade

Definition of Loggia

1. n. A roofed open gallery. It differs from a veranda in being more architectural, and in forming more decidedly a part of the main edifice to which it is attached; from a porch, in being intended not for entrance but for an out-of-door sitting-room.

Definition of Loggia

1. Noun. (architecture) A roofed, open gallery. ¹

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Definition of Loggia

1. an open gallery [n -GIAS or -GIE]

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Literary usage of Loggia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1893)
"UNDER THE loggia. THE loggia at the top of ... Near one of those arched openings, close to the door by which he had entered the loggia, Tito awaited her, ..."

2. A Critical Account of the Drawings by Michel Angelo and Raffaello in the by John Charles Robinson (1870)
"They are in three stages; and one of them, the loggia on the second story, was decorated by Raffaello and his scholars. It gives access to the 'stanze' or ..."

3. Dalmatia, the Quarnero and Istria, with Cettigne in Montenegro and the by Sir Thomas Graham Jackson (1887)
"loggia was erected, or perhaps 1513 when it was restored, as recorded in the ... On the south wall of the loggia, facing north, is the following with a ..."

4. A Text-book of the History of Architecture by Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin (1909)
"loggia DEI LANZI, FLORENCE. the sixteenth century. ... The noble loggia dei Lanzi at Florence (1376, by Benc i di Clone and Simone di Talenti) is the ..."

5. The Pottery and Porcelain of the United States: An Historical Review of by Edwin Atlee Barber (1893)
"The style of decoration is Italian Renaissance 202.—PORTION OF FIVE-FOOT FRIEZE IN loggia OF THE ..."

6. Tuscan Cities by William Dean Howells (1885)
"... and got him to make his Perseus in the loggia de' Lanzi; he built the fishermen's arcade in the Mercato Vecchio, and the fine loggia of the Mercato ..."

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