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English

Loges in an opera house.

Etymology

From French loge.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
loge

Plural
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  1. A booth or stall.
  2. An upscale seating region in a modern concert hall or sports venue, often in the back lower tier, or on a separate tier above the mezzanine.
    • 2006, George Gmelch and J.J. Weiner, In the Ballpark: The Working Lives of Baseball People[1], ISBN 0803271271, page 151,  

  1. In major league stadiums the press box is usually located between the first and second decks in the loge level.
  2. An exclusive box or seating region in older theaters and opera houses, having wider, softer, and more widely spaced seats than in the gallery.
    • 2002, Downing A. Thomas, Aesthetics of Opera in the Ancien Régime, 1647-1785[2], ISBN 0521801885, page 274,  

  1. Patte notes that the spectators who were seated there were too close to the action to frame it as real, and that the loges in the avant-scène hampered the effect of the voice.

French

Etymology

Old French , from Old Frankish *laubja. The Masonic sense developed under influence from English lodge.

Pronunciation

Noun

loge f. (plural loges)

  1. (freemasonry) lodge
  2. (theater) box
  3. (obsolete) hut

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