- IPA: /ˈbælkəni/
balcony (plural balconies)
- (architectural element) An accessible structure#Noun|structure extending from a building#Noun|building, especially outside a window.
- "The next day as the three travelers were approaching the town, Peter went out on the balcony to pray."—Book of Acts 10:9–13, The Message translation
- An accessible structure overlooking a stage#Noun|stage or the like.
- 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 3, in The China Governess: A Mystery, London: Chatto & Windus, OCLC 483591931 ↗:
- Sepia Delft tiles surrounded the fireplace, their crudely drawn Biblical scenes in faded cyclamen blending with the pinkish pine, while above them, instead of a mantelshelf, there was an archway high enough to form a balcony with slender balusters and a tapestry-hung wall behind.
- French: balcon
- German: Balkon
- Italian: balcone
- Portuguese: sacada, balcão, varanda
- Russian: балко́н
- Spanish: balcón