[kur-ee-er, koo r-] /ˈkɜr i ər, ˈkʊər-/
a messenger, usually traveling in haste, bearing urgent news, important reports or packages, diplomatic messages, etc.
any means of carrying news, messages, etc., regularly.
the conveyance used by a courier, as an airplane or ship.
Chiefly British. a tour guide for a travel agency.
a special messenger, esp one carrying diplomatic correspondence
a person who makes arrangements for or accompanies a group of travellers on a journey or tour
(transitive) to send (a parcel, letter, etc) by courier
mid-14c., from Anglo-French courrier, from Old French coreor, ultimately an agent noun from Latin currere “to run” (see current (adj.)).
A small-time drug dealer or drug runner: the courier does not get much money
[koo r-luh n] /ˈkʊər lən/ noun 1. the limpkin. /ˈkʊələn/ noun 1. another name for limpkin
[koo r-luh nd] /ˈkʊər lənd/ noun 1. a former duchy on the Baltic: later, a province of Russia and, in 1918, incorporated into Latvia. /ˈkʊələnd/ noun 1. a region of Latvia, between the Gulf of Riga and the Lithuanian border Latvian name Kurzeme
[kawrs, kohrs] /kɔrs, koʊrs/ noun 1. a direction or route taken or to be taken. 2. the path, route, or channel along which anything moves: the course of a stream. 3. advance or progression in a particular direction; forward or onward movement. 4. the continuous passage or progress through time or a succession of stages: […]
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