food court


Definition of food court

: an area within a building (such as a shopping mall) set apart for food concessions

Examples of food court in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This summer, Harold’s Chicken will open in the food court. Chicago Tribune, 4 May 2022 Every year during Holi, Naperville resident Sarita Sharma takes a break from working in the food court and stands in the middle of the festival grounds just to observe. Kathy Cichon,, 30 Mar. 2022 Westfield Oakridge Mall food court overflow with plastic spoons, forks, soft drink cups and takeout food containers. Susanne Ruststaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 17 Apr. 2022 There are also food court restaurants inside the Mall of India where customers can place orders for items made in the robotic kitchen, including One Mean Chicken, Surya Tiffins and Thai76. Rafael Guerrero,, 11 Mar. 2022 During a search, an apparently suspicious item was found near the food court area, police said. Washington Post, 15 Feb. 2022 Shack food-truck fame, aims to open his Box Owt food court concept on Dauphin Street on Friday, Feb. 11, as the first downtown parade of the 2022 Mardi Gras season rolls. al, 10 Feb. 2022 There are vendor booths and a food court offers vegetarian and vegan for sale. Kathy Cichon,, 30 Mar. 2022 This structure used to be a Sears store and distribution warehouse, but is now a shopping center with chains like Williams Sonoma and West Elm, as well as small businesses and a food court. Tayari Jones, Travel + Leisure, 26 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of food court

1979, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of food court was in 1979

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16 May 2022

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“Food court.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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