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Definition: The mezzanine is the first balcony in a theater or, often, the lowest seats in a balcony with "balcony seating" behind them. The front row of a mezzanine typically overhangs about row 12 of the orchestra seating below it.
Common Misspellings: mezzenine
Examples: Our front-row mezzanine seat was in the first balcony and was right above row 12 of the more expensive orchestra seats below.

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