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back lot

noun, Movies.
1.
an outdoor area, usually adjoining a studio, used for the shooting of exterior scenes.
Also, backlot.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805, Americanism
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Examples from the web for back lot
  • The plaintiffs argued that these back lot owners were violating the plaintiffs' riparian rights.
  • Juror parking is located in the back lot, past the line of white concrete parking blocks.
  • back lot developments would raise the number of dwellings substantially.
  • Sewer and water lines would be installed both in some of the main roads in the area and along some of the back lot lines.
  • The neighbors manure pile is also along this back lot line and both properties abut a farm field.

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