back lot

or back·lot


noun Movies.

an outdoor area, usually adjoining a studio, used for the shooting of exterior scenes.

Origin of back lot

An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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an area outside a film or television studio used for outdoor filming
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