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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corridor  \Cor"ri*dor\  (k?r"r?-d?r  or  -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}.] 
  1.  (Arch.)  A  gallery  or  passageway  leading  to  several 
  apartments  of  a  house. 
 
  2.  (Fort.)  The  covered  way  lying  round  the  whole  compass  of 
  the  fortifications  of  a  place  [R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corridor 
  n  :  an  enclosed  passageway;  rooms  usually  open  onto  it 




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