Definitions for backcourtˈbækˌkɔrt, -ˌkoʊrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back•courtˈbækˌkɔrt, -ˌkoʊrt(n.)

  1. the half of a basketball court in which the basket being defended is located.

    Category: Sport

  2. the part of a tennis court between the base line and the line that marks the in-bounds limit of a service.

    Category: Sport

    Ref: Compare forecourt (def. 1). 1

Origin of backcourt:

1765–75

Wiktionary

  1. backcourt(Noun)

    A courtyard behind a housing block or tenement building.

  2. backcourt(Noun)

    A team's defensive half of the court; the part of the court where the other team's basket is located, or the guards playing in that area.

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