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  • n. a firm, rectangular surface, marked with lines and having a net across the middle, where the game of tennis is played

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a place or court for playing the game of tennis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the court on which tennis is played


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  • There was a lawn tennis court and eleven indoor staff, there was fishing and shooting, and adventures for the children, with tree houses and charades; a family orchestra and dressing up in clothes from the huge dressing-up cupboard on wet days.

    Mrs. Miniver

  • One day the Field First Sergeant is walkin 'to the tennis court — did I say he was Special Forces out in Kontum? — and along comes two medics carryin' a stretcher, and on it is that private.


  • When he took command of the Grand Fleet and moved to Scapa Flow, this pleasant routine was interrupted, but the lease on Aberdour House and its tennis court was continued.

    Castles of Steel

  • The grounds feature an enclosed pool, a tennis court and a four-car garage.

    Kennedy family divided over Mass. compound

  • They followed, stumbling, the gravel path which led past the grass tennis court to the steps beside the rockery which fronted BedeHall.

    Laurels are Poison

  • "I have seen Henry VIII's famous tennis court at Hampton Court, and this is better."

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles


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