Definition of baggage claim in English:

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baggage claim

noun

[in singular]
The area in an airport where arriving passengers collect luggage that has been carried in the hold of the aircraft.
Example sentences
  • There were so many spectators examining the wicket during the tea interval that it could have been a Test match at Headingley or a baggage reclaim at Manchester Airport.
  • She had walked into the red channel at Heathrow from the baggage reclaim area saying that she had some items to declare.
  • So, when the Scot arrived at Heathrow baggage reclaim following a tour of the Far East, he was understandably anxious to find his precious piece of wood.

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Syllabification: bag·gage claim

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