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- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒɹɪˌdɔː(ɹ)/, /ˈkɒrɪˌdə(ɹ)/
- (GenAM) enPR: kôrʹədôr', IPA(key): /ˈkɔɹəˌdɔɹ/
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corridor (plural corridors)
- A narrow hall or passage with rooms leading off it, for example in railway carriages (see Wikipedia).
1915, George A. Birmingham, “chapter I”, in Gossamer (Project Gutenberg; EBook #24394), London: Methuen & Co., published 8 January 2013 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 558189256:
- There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. […] Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place.
- A restricted tract of land that allows passage between two places.
- (military, historical, rare) The covered way lying round the whole compass of the fortifications of a place.
- Airspace restricted for the passage of aircraft.
narrow hall or passage
tract of land
corridor m (plural corridors)