Baggage claim


the location in an airport where arriving passengers collect luggage that was carried in the hold of the aircraft
Contemporary Examples

Schlepping Food,” she writes that, “At baggage claim, I can sometimes smell my suitcase before I see it.
Eat It Now! Katrina Heron April 11, 2011

At the baggage claim, he sent his people over to ask if it was really me.
Tales of Idol’s Hollywood Week Richard Rushfield February 14, 2010

So I quickly made way down the escalator to the baggage claim and into the car pickup area.
LAX: Chaotic Scene Greets Arriving Passengers After Shooting Attack Marlow Stern October 31, 2013


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