Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An open space surrounded by walls or buildings, adjoining or within a building such as a large house or housing complex.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. an area, open to the sky, partially or wholly surrounded by walls or buildings

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A court or inclosure attached to a house.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A court or an inclosure about a house or adjacent to it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings

Etymologies

court + yard (Wiktionary)

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