courtyard

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noun court·yard \ˈkȯrt-ˌyärd\

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


COURTYARD Defined for English Language Learners

courtyard

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noun court·yard \ˈkȯrt-ˌyärd\

Definition of courtyard for English Language Learners

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


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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