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Definition of 'courtyard'

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It has nine bedrooms off a central courtyard, and the same number of bathrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The huge central courtyard is strewn with rubble after months of heavy shelling. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The rooms have courtyard bathrooms and the rooftop pool is a godsend. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You can glimpse the sea from the rear cobbled courtyard garden. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The pretty bedroom and fabulous bathroom both overlooked an internal bamboo courtyard. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two inner courtyards were filled with tables. Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)You enter through a carriage arch in a stable range into a courtyard open on the south. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The home will be built around a central courtyard. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The rooms behind the courtyard have little terraces for hiding away from the midday heat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These are set around a pretty cobbled courtyard with gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The house was built in a square around an open courtyard with trees in it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is built around a central courtyard and open to the elements. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Exposed beams and cobbled courtyards complete the cosy feel. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the middle stood a courtyard open to the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An inn in those days was simply an open courtyard surrounded by stalls. Christianity Today (2000)Request a room facing the inner courtyard if you want to be absolutely sure of peace and quiet. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a walled courtyard garden and room at the rear for a small car and a dinghy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Construction work is going on next door so be sure to specify a quiet courtyard room when you book. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He entered a small inner courtyard. Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)Linked by an internal courtyard, the properties each have three bedrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There's a pool in the central courtyard and a coffee shop on site. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was an inner courtyard with a little pond, which was perfect for relaxing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Downside The terrace is in a central courtyard and struggles for sunlight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A converted townhouse, it has an internal courtyard and stylish rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The original pine floors and knotted wood panelling both have a rich patina of time, and we love the steep staircase and the cobbled courtyard. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It had a dark little internal courtyard, open to the winds, and lots of passages looking onto the dark hole. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'courtyard'

British English: courtyard /ˈkɔːtˌjɑːd/ NOUN
A courtyard is a flat open area of ground surrounded by buildings or walls.
They walked into the courtyard.
  • American English: courtyard
  • Arabic: سَاحَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pátio
  • Chinese: 庭院
  • Croatian: dvorište
  • Czech: dvůr
  • Danish: gårdsplads
  • Dutch: binnenhof
  • European Spanish: patio
  • Finnish: piha
  • French: cour
  • German: Innenhof
  • Greek: προαύλιο
  • Italian: cortile
  • Japanese: 中庭
  • Korean: 안뜰
  • Norwegian: gårdsplass
  • Polish: dziedziniec
  • European Portuguese: pátio
  • Romanian: curte
  • Russian: внутренний двор
  • Spanish: patio
  • Swedish: gårdsplan
  • Thai: สนามรอบบ้าน
  • Turkish: avlu
  • Ukrainian: двір
  • Vietnamese: sân nhỏ

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