Corridor meaning

kôr'ĭ-dər, -dôr', kŏr'-
A narrow hallway, passageway, or gallery, often with rooms or apartments opening onto it.
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A long passageway or hall, esp. one onto which several rooms open.
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A thickly populated strip of land connecting two or more urban areas.

People who live in the Boston-Washington corridor.

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A strip of land, or an airspace, forming a passageway through foreign-held land, as from a country to its seaport.
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A narrow hall or passage with rooms leading off it, for example in railway carriages (see).
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A restricted tract of land that allows passage between two places.
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Airspace restricted for the passage of aircraft.
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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.

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corridors of power
  • The places or positions from which people in authority wield power.
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Origin of corridor

  • French from Italian corridore from correre to run from Latin currere kers- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Borrowing from French corridor, from Italian corridore (= corridoio) long passage, from correre, to run.
    From Wiktionary