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An area, such as a section of a mall or of an airport, in which vendors sell food at stations about a common eating space.
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a space, as in a shopping mall, with a concentration of fast-food stalls and usu. a common eating area.
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|Noun||1.||food court - an area (as in a shopping mall) where fast food is sold (usually around a common eating area)|
courtyard, court - an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings; "the house was built around an inner court"
shopping center, shopping centre, shopping mall, mall, plaza, center - mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
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