The area immediately bordering the official court of play, as in tennis or basketball.
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(ˈkɔːtˌsaɪd) sport
the area closest to the court
(General Sporting Terms) next to the court
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(ˈkɔrtˌsaɪd, ˈkoʊrt-)

the area adjoining the official playing area of a court, as in basketball or tennis.
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