Meaning of forecourt


Pronunciation: (fôr'kôrt", fōr'kōrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. the part of either half of a tennis court that lies between the net and the line that marks the inbounds limit of a service. Cf. backcourt (def. 1).
  2. a courtyard before the entrance to a building or group of buildings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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