2 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Corridor \Cor"ri*dor\ (k?r"r?-d?r or -d?r), noun [F., fr. Itt.
corridpore, or Sp. corredor; prop., a runner, hence, a
running or long line, a gallery, fr. L. currere to run. See
1. (Arch.) A gallery or passageway leading to several
apartments of a house.
2. (Fort.) The covered way lying round the whole compass of
the fortifications of a place. [R.]
3. any relatively narrow passageway or route, such as a strip
of land through a foreign territory.
4. a densely populated stretch of land; as, the Northeast
corridor, extending from Richmond, Virginia into Maine.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
1: an enclosed passageway; rooms usually open onto it
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