An unroofed area that is completely or mostly enclosed by the walls of a large building.
- 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.
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