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balcony

A platform that projects from a wall,usually surrounded by some sort of guard structure to prevent falls.

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We were staying at Cannes Beach resort, run by Pierre & Vacances, self-catering in a top floor, balconied apartment, eight storeys up, overlooking a central swimming pool area and stepping-stoned water feature.
In the monumental print - the photographs in this show are printed very large, about 40 inches by 60 inches - a river of factory workers flows, as though on parade, between midrise balconied concrete buildings marked, with businesslike charm, "B," "C" and "E.
The school buildings were comfortable but spartan: bricks, plaster and roof tiles predominating in comparison with the high-rise balconied concrete and tiled structures marked by occasional marble-floored corridors in the city proper.
The main room is a double-level, balconied affair with an Asian motif.
Spiffed up several years ago, the store-famous for its Tiffany ceiling, grand atria and balconied selling areas-houses some of the largest assortments of home products in the country.
You have an entry with 20- or 24-foot ceilings, and above eight feet it's just space," he laments, adding that undersized decorating is even more egregious in homes with balconied living rooms and tall, white stone mantels.
Wherever it is, the Kingmaker is a very pleasant, crisply modern, balconied room - albeit too small - boasting a wonderfully exotic menu, including caramelised purple onion, papaya and chervil William pear, and wilted rocket - presumably old lettuce.
To further strengthen its North American presence, MSC announced at presstime a billion-euro order for two post-Panamax vessels--3,300-pax/133,500-grt with 75 percent balconied staterooms--due in 2008 and 2009.
And in the dark night they cruise along the Malecon, the sea on one side and ruined old buildings on the other, columned, porticoed, balconied, louvered, their pastel paint long ago weathered into ghosts of color.
The 34 balconied units will range from 900 to 2,700 SF, with penthouse units taking up the top two floors.
The balconied, white-washed houses and churches give the old town a definite Moorish feel -I half expected Charlton Heston in El Cid costume to gallop along the shimmering surf line.
In the highlands of Madagascar--where villagers lead silk-skinned zebu cattle past balconied houses and through hillsides of swaying grasses--the problem of resurgent plague is compounded by fear and ignorance.