English definition of “yard”
/jɑːd/ noun [C]
UNIT (written abbreviation yd) › a unit for measuring length, equal to 0.9144 metres or 3 feet: There's a bus stop a few hundred yards up the road.
HOUSE US (UK garden) › an area of land in front of or behind a house
AREA › a small area of ground next to a building, often with a fence or wall around it: a school yard