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Topic: GEOGRAPHY

Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: Old Italian corridore, from correre 'to run'

corridor

noun
     
cor‧ri‧dor S2 W3 [countable]
1TBB a long narrow passage on a train or between rooms in a building, with doors leading off it
in the corridor
We had to wait outside in the corridor until our names were called.
down/along the corridor
She hurried down the corridor.
Go down here and the bathroom's at the end of the corridor.
2SG a narrow area of land between cities or countries that has different qualities or features from the land around it:
the industrial corridor that connects Queretaro with Mexico City
3

corridors of power

the places where important government decisions are made
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