corridor

A long hallway, especially one that has rooms opening up into it, is called a corridor. Late at night, hotel corridors all look alike. Be sure you try to open the right door with your key card.

A corridor is also a tract of land that connects two places or runs along the side of a road. In your town, the business corridor might be a fairly small strip of land with just a couple of restaurants and a few stores. The Northeast Corridor is the built-up area that links eastern cities in a chain that stretches from Boston to Washington, D.C.

Definitions of corridor
  1. noun
    an enclosed passageway; rooms usually open onto it
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    types:
    gallery
    a covered corridor (especially one extending along the wall of a building and supported with arches or columns)
    hall, hallway
    an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    concourse
    a wide hallway in a building where people can walk
    type of:
    passageway
    a passage between rooms or between buildings
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