Corridor

Cor"ri*dor

(k?r"r?-d?r -d?r), n. [F., fr. Itt. corridpore, or Sp. corredor; prop., a runner, hence, a running or long line, a gallery, fr. L. currere to run. See Course.]
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1. (Arch.) A gallery or passageway leading to several apartments of a house.
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2. (Fort.) The covered way lying round the whole compass of the fortifications of a place. [R.]
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3. any relatively narrow passageway or route, such as a strip of land through a foreign territory.
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4. a densely populated stretch of land; as, the Northeast corridor, extending from Richmond, Virginia into Maine.
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