- The definition of a corridor is a long hall onto which several rooms open, or a strip of land or airspace through foreign-held territory, or a heavily populated strip of land or railroad access between two urban areas.
- An example of a corridor is a hotel hallway.
- An example of a corridor is a passageway to the sea from a land-locked country.
- An example of a corridor is the northeast rail corridor which connects New Jersey and New York.
- a long passageway or hall, esp. one onto which several rooms open
- a strip of land, or an airspace, forming a passageway through foreign-held land, as from a country to its seaport
Origin: French ; from Italian corridore, a gallery, corridor, runner ; from correre, to run ; from Classical Latin currere: see current
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- A narrow hallway, passageway, or gallery, often with rooms or apartments opening onto it.
- a. A tract of land forming a passageway, such as one that allows an inland country access to the sea through another country.b. A restricted tract of land for the passage of trains.c. Restricted airspace for the passage of aircraft.d. The restricted path followed by a spacecraft on a particular mission.
- A thickly populated strip of land connecting two or more urban areas: the Boston-Washington corridor.
Origin: French, from Italian corridore, from correre, to run, from Latin currere; see kers- in Indo-European roots.
corridor - Phrases/Idioms
corridors of power