Definition of Courtyards
1. Noun. (plural of courtyard) ¹
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Definition of Courtyards
1. courtyard [n] - See also: courtyard
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Literary usage of Courtyards
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Venice by Mortimer Menpes, Dorothy Menpes (1904)
"STREETS, SHOPS, courtyards 138 without bread, and the mother may lack warm ... courtyards seem to be the favourite haunts of the coffee-roasters,—partly, ..."
2. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1858)
"courtyards.—Curious Altar. —Tablets of Hieroglyphics.—Gigantic Head.—Stone Quarries.—More Appli cants for Medicine.—"Idols" and Altars.—Buried Image. ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The tower is 73 metres above eea level and stands over the museum and library, between the courtyards Belvedere and délia Pigna. well-known as founder of ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"... of the cathedral is the Hofburg, or imperial palace, a huge complex of buildings of varieras epochs and in various styles, enclosing several courtyards. ..."
5. Highways and Byways in Dorset by Frederick Treves (1906)
"... scattered about the Abbey grounds, as well as of secluded courtyards and lawns, of unexpected entries and passages, and half-subterranean cloisters. ..."
6. The Land of the Blue Gown [China] by Archibald Little (1902)
"Behind the buildings, which, we were told, though we did not count them, comprise thirty-six courtyards, are fine plantations of rare and beautiful trees ..."
7. The Private Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and Navarre: With by Campan (Jeanne-Louise-Henriette), Jeanne Louise Henriette (Genest) Campan (1887)
"... presented by the courtyards of'the Chateau of Versailles—Report that the National Assembly is threatened—The King's speech rebutting these ..."
8. A Journey from London to Genoa, Through England, Portugal, Spain, and France by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti (1770)
"It contained once four or five courtyards with -noble porticos round each ; but is now in the fame condition with ..."