They pushed me down the hospital corridor to the operating room.
A corridor of land lies between the two mountain ranges.
Recent Examples on the WebAmtrak has a long-term plan that envisions adding higher-speed corridors throughout the country by 2035.—Kris Van Cleave, CBS News, 20 Nov. 2023 The corridor’s challenges also are exacerbated by violent incidents over the past year that drew national attention, including assaults on a member of Congress and a staffer.—Paul Schwartzman, Washington Post, 20 Nov. 2023 About 300,000 vehicles use the freeway corridor daily.—Julia Wick, Los Angeles Times, 19 Nov. 2023 My life is pretty relaxing right now, but there’s a chilling period each day that derails all of my sleekest and sturdiest emotional trains, and that’s the dark corridor between 8:30 and 8:42 a.m., when my two daughters leave for high school.—Heather Havrilesky, New York Times, 18 Nov. 2023 Under her leadership, the group raised awareness about the importance of wetlands and worked with the community on saving land around Lake Calavera and wildlife corridors in Carlsbad and Oceanside.—Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Nov. 2023 Well over 100,000 Gazans have already fled south using the corridor, according to estimates from the U.N. and the IDF.—NBC News, 14 Nov. 2023 From midnight to about noon local time on November 14, more than 700 earthquakes were recorded along the magma corridor, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office, most of which were micro-quakes.—Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 14 Nov. 2023 Each offers a boundary in the patchwork of forest ecology, a corridor for animal movement and a home for the creatures seeking hiding places.—Robert Thorson, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Nov. 2023 See More
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earlier "covered passageway, path surrounding fortifications," borrowed from French, borrowed from regional Italian (by-form of Tuscan corridoio), from correre "to run" (going back to Latin currere) + -idore, going back to Latin -i-tōrium (from -i--i- + -tōrium, suffix of place, from neuter of -tōrius, adjective derivative of -tōr-, -tor, agent suffix) — more at current entry 1