Zemljište, tle, zemlja; oblik zemljišta, naročito s obzirom na njegov uticaj na položaj i kretanje trupa; fig. položaj, okolnosti; oblast gde se dejstvuje, radi.
ETYM Old Fren. court, curt, cort, French cour, Late Lat. cortis, from Latin cohors, cors, chors, gen. cohortis, cortis, chortis, an inclosure, court, thing inclosed, crowd, throng.
1. A yard wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings; SYN. courtyard.
2. A specially marked area within which a game is played.
3. Respectful deference; SYN. homage.
4. The family and retinue of a sovereign or prince.
5. The residence of a sovereign or nobleman.
6. The sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state.
ETYM Late Lat. praecinctum, from Latin praecingere, praecinctum, to gird about, to encompass; prae before + cingere to gird, surround. Related to Pre-, and Cincture.
A district of a city or town marked out for administrative purposes.
Ground belonging to ecclesiastical or other building; surroundings; (American), police-district.
ETYM Latin sectio, from secare, sectum, to cut; akin to Eng. saw a cutting instrument: cf. French section. Related to Saw, Scion, Dissect, Insect, Secant, Segment.
1. A self-contained part of a larger composition; SYN. subdivision.
2. A very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope.
3. One of several pieces or parts that fit with others to constitute a whole object; SYN. segment.
4. A distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people.
5. A division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class.
6. A segment of a citrus fruit.
7. A land unit of 1 square mile measuring 1 mile on a side.
8. A small army unit usually having a special function.
9. A small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon.
10. (Geometry) The area created by a plane cutting through a solid; SYN. plane section.
A piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential