back lot

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noun \ˈbak-ˌlät\
variants: or

backlot

Definition of back lot

plural

back lots

or

backlots

  1. :  an area used by a movie studio for large or permanent exterior sets Not all of the exteriors were filmed in Chicago. Related scenes were staged on the excellent Burbank Studios backlot. — George E. Turner, American Cinematographer, November 1990

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1927

First Known Use of back lot

1927


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