Meaning of “corridor” in the English Dictionary

"corridor" in British English

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corridornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒr.ɪ.dɔːr/ us /ˈkɔːr.ə.dɚ/

corridor noun [ C ] (PASSAGE)

B2 a long passage in a building or train, especially with rooms on either side:

Her office is at the end of the corridor.

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  • He could hear the clack of high heels walking past in the corridor.
  • There's a connecting corridor between the buildings.
  • We crept slowly along the darkened corridor.
  • Her office is down the corridor on the right.
  • The children funnelled along the corridor into the school hall.

(Definition of “corridor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"corridor" in American English

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corridornoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɔr·əd·ər, ˈkɑr-, -əˌdɔr/

corridor noun [ C ] (PASSAGE)

a long passage in a building, ship, or train, esp. with rooms on one or both side:

The bathroom is at the end of the corridor.

corridor noun [ C ] (REGION)

a long, narrow region between two or more large cities, or an area along a busy road:

the Boston to Washington corridor
the Route 28 corridor

(Definition of “corridor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)