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noun back·court \-ˈkȯrt\

Definition of backcourt

  1. 1 :  the area near or nearest the back boundary lines or back wall of the playing area in a net or court game

  2. 2 a :  a basketball team's defensive half of the court b :  the positions of the guards on a basketball team; also :  the guards themselves <a team with a strong backcourt>


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Rhymes with backcourt

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articulated in the throat

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