Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A roofed passageway or indoor court usually containing a variety of shops or businesses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An indoor area, or covered courtyard, containing shops.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Galeria.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a genus of Pyralidae

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Italian, from Old Italian, from Medieval Latin, gallery, from variant of galilaea, galilee; see galilee.

Examples

  • The closest approximation to a "wow" space in Mr. Gluckman's design is its skylit "galleria" -- a glorified corridor.

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  • Ferrari says that the galleria is the largest collection of

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  • Bing Thom Architects 'ambitious Surrey Central City project, a 1. 7-million-square-foot mixed-use development, integrates an office tower, an existing shopping mall and the new SFU campus, which includes a three-storey "galleria" that appears to "float" over the mall.

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  • Can we say the same now of colleges that have turned themselves into career-training centers and cultural galleria for a global elite that no longer answers to any polity or moral code?

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  • And you can walk most places you need to go -- there's a corner market nearly every other block, a little restaurant, a hair salon, a laundromat, a shoe repair place, a bar, an art supply store ... not out on the edge of nowhere in a strip mall or in a galleria surrounded by cavernous parking structures, but right on your street.

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  • - SF day two after a hearty breakfast of 18 teeny pancakes at sears fine foods, we took a boat trip over to alcatraz. that place creeped me the heck out. that evening, we surprised nthn at the galleria park hotel (where we stayed - thanks monica and jen for the great hook-up!) wine hour, then dinner with the whole gang at bocadillos.

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  • Surely the Vel zquez painting exudes a hauntingly magical glow, but even as seen from afar in the Prado's long galleria, the whites in the Sargent painting actually glitter, in a way that confirms Henry James's observation: "when was the pinafore ever painted with that power and made so poetic?"

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  • At the galleria, I made mental notes of the department stores and shoe stores that had the things I liked best, and the food stands that attracted the cutest boys.

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  • One of my favorite galleries was galleria de ida Victoria located at 1128 V. Guerrero.

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  • Tuttavia, sembra che fancybox e galleria non possano coesistere, almeno al momento.

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