- a court open to the sky, especially one enclosed on all four sides.
Origin of courtyard
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Contemporary Examples of courtyard
After our helicopter crashed in the courtyard, Jimbo and I rushed inside the house.I Shot Bin Laden
November 16, 2014
She slow-motion jogs through the courtyard, paints his portrait, and carves his name into a tree.Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’: Hell Hath No Fury Like A Tay-Tay Scorned
November 10, 2014
“My father will burn this all down,” says Mohammad waving his hand over the two homes that share a courtyard.Gaza ‘Mass Execution’ Investigated
August 5, 2014
I took a sip of water and settled into my seat in the No. 13 courtyard.The Director Isn’t Done Yet: An Interview With Steven Soderbergh
August 1, 2014
Martin was out there judging a cosplay contest as part of Courtyard by Marriott's Super Hero HQ.George R.R. Martin on ‘Game of Thrones,’ That Controversial Rape Scene, and His Writing Progress
July 28, 2014
Historical Examples of courtyard
In the courtyard of the hospital, convalescents sat on the benches and watched for robins.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
No, he must come back again; his bundle is lying in the courtyard.
But there she was, drawn by Sami, just coming into the courtyard.
Also, he said that he had two fine mules in the courtyard, and Castell went out to look at them.Fair Margaret
H. Rider Haggard
So saying, Mr. Beaufort led the way to the courtyard at the back of the cottage.Night and Morning, Complete
- an open area of ground surrounded by walls or buildings; court