mezzanine
[ mez-uh-neen ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Early 18th century; French from French, from Italian mezzanino, diminutive of mezzano ‘middle’, from Latin medianus ‘median’
Synonyms
  • balcony
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
the lowest balcony or forward part of such a balcony in a theater
Example
A) Mr. and Mrs. Gonzalez were watching the Broadway musical from the mezzanine of the theater. B) My husband spoiled me with seats in the mezzanine for the Lion King on broadway.
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