Corridor : Definition


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Definitions of Corridor

Pronunciation : Cor"ri*dor (kr"r-dr or -dr)
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F., fr. Itt. corridpore, or Sp. corredor; prop., a runner, hence, a running or long line, a gallery, fr. L. currere to run. See Course.]
Definition : 1. (Arch.)

Defn: A gallery or passageway leading to several apartments of a house.

2. (Fort.)

Defn: The covered way lying round the whole compass of the fortifications of a place. [R.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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