balcony balcony  /ˈbæl kə ni/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium
  2. (n) a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet

Usage(s):

  1. Nor should they stand on the balcony to watch the procession.
  2. The balcony of Buckingham Palace is normally reserved for photo ops of Queen Elizabeth and the royal family.
  3. Now more than 100,000 people waited expectantly below the balcony.

News

  1. Woman falls from fourth-floor balcony of Squirrel Hill building

    By Tribune-Review A woman who fell from a fourth-floor balcony Monday in Squirrel Hill has died. Janice Bress, 77, died at 11:15 a.m. at UMPC Presbyterian Hospital, ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. 'Just amazing': Man survives fall from 15th floor balcony

    A British man survived a fall from a 15th floor balcony of a building in New Zealand, according to police and local media.Tim Stilwell, 20, had been trying to get into his 14th floor apartment from a neighbor’s home on the floor above when he fell at about 2 a.m. local time on Sunday (10 a.m. Saturday ET). He had forgotten his keys after a night out drinking with friends, The New Zealand Herald ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Person injured after falling from uptown Charlotte balcony

    A person fell from an apartment complex balcony in uptown Charlotte late Sunday afternoon. Police said the victim fell at a South Church Street complex and suffered life-threatening injuries. They said the victim was conscious and alert when transported to the hospital. Authorities said they are investigating the incident as an accident.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

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Quotes

  1. "During my absence from the balcony, I have been excited to participate in the show in ways other than being on the set," Ebert wrote. "I love the show and I love the Thumbs and I hope we will all be reunited soon."
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Roger Ebert Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "I think I'm a better cricketer for those dark times and a better person," Flintoff said. "When you experience tough times, the better times are that much sweeter. I was sitting on the balcony at Lord's the other day after we'd won and one of...
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Andrew Flintoff Source: SkySports

  3. "You know, I was sitting with Tony on the Truman Balcony last night, and we were discussing a lot of issues," Bush said.
    on May 19, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Houston Chronicle

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