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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bal·co·ny /ˈbælkəni/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bal·co·ny n.; pl. Balconies
 1. Arch. A platform projecting from the wall of a building, usually resting on brackets or consoles, and inclosed by a parapet; as, a balcony in front of a window. Also, a projecting gallery in places of amusement; as, the balcony in a theater.
 2. A projecting gallery once common at the stern of large ships.
 Note:“The accent has shifted from the second to the first syllable within these twenty years.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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