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courtyard

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noun court·yard \ˈkȯrt-ˌyärd\

Simple Definition of courtyard

  • : an open space that is surrounded completely or partly by a building or group of buildings

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of courtyard

  1. :  a court or enclosure adjacent to a building (as a house or palace)

Examples of courtyard in a sentence

  1. The apartment overlooks a courtyard.

  2. <a series of lunchtime concerts in the museum's open-air courtyard>



1552

First Known Use of courtyard

1552

Rhymes with courtyard

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COURTYARD Defined for Kids

courtyard

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noun court·yard \ˈkȯrt-ˌyärd\

Definition of courtyard for Students

  1. :  1court 7





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