Origin of corridor
Related Words for corridoraisle, passage, passageway, foyer, lobby, hall, ingress, entranceway, couloir
Examples from the Web for corridor
Contemporary Examples of corridor
Controlling the corridor was essential to supporting deep operations elsewhere in eastern Afghanistan.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley
Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman
November 15, 2014
He backed away and walked down the corridor as a file of terrified patients pressed themselves against the walls.Inside a Hospital for the Criminally Insane
September 15, 2014
Then the Malaysians asked to go to 34,000 feet, but were told that that corridor was not available.MH17 Switched Places With Another Jet
September 9, 2014
The mother and sister of one defendant began screaming in the corridor outside the courtroom.Junta Crackdown On Burmese Press
July 12, 2014
The rebels, defying airstrikes, are opening a corridor for reinforcements from Mother Russia.The Sky Explodes Over Luhansk, and Kiev Blames the Separatists
June 4, 2014
Historical Examples of corridor
The stenographer was to take his seat in this corridor, just outside one of the windows.
The shades on the corridor windows here will be up, and Garson will see them taken in.
Again, he saw the detective walking forward, out there in the corridor.
His eyes were caught by a figure, the figure of Cassidy, advancing there in the corridor.
"I take that back," Palmer spoke indolently from the corridor.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Word Origin for corridor
1590s, from French corridor (16c.), from Italian corridore "a gallery," literally "a runner," from correre "to run," from Latin currere (see current (adj.)). Originally of fortifications, meaning "long hallway" is first recorded 1814.