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courtyard

División en sílabas: court·yard
Pronunciación: /ˈkôrtˌyärd
 
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Definición de courtyard en inglés:

sustantivo

An unroofed area that is completely or mostly enclosed by the walls of a large building.
Example sentences
  • The long thin office wings enclose two hermetic internal courtyards or patios.
  • In much of the country, traditional houses are rectangular and have courtyards enclosed by high walls.
  • Privacy is very important, and many homes and other buildings open into private courtyards with concrete walls.
Sinónimos
quadrangle, cloister, square, plaza, piazza, close, enclosure, yard
informal quad

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