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

  • Around the courtyard, the potential recruits, men of all ages, squat and stand.
  • He'll be in this cell at all times except for the 90 minutes he'll get five days a week to go outside into a caged courtyard to exercise on his own, with no contact with other .
  • The night before the event, the location was e-mailed: the courtyard of a Koreatown apartment building.
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  • Zhao Ziyang in
    On the night of June 3rd [1989], while sitting in the courtyard with my family, I heard intense gunfire,wrote Zhao, according to Reuters. "A tragedy to shock the world had not been averted."
  • Nelson Mandela in
    It was an odd and wonderful sight to see this courageous woman peering into our cells and strolling around our courtyard. She was the first and only woman ever to grace our cells,Mandela said in his autobiography Long Walk to Freedom.
  • Glenn in Reuters
    D'Iberville is a high-growth area and a great location for our new D'Iberville Courtyard by Marriott property,said Glenn Pedersen, president of Encore Hospitality. "We are excited to be a part of the economic revitalization in the...

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