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Main Entry: 1course
Pronunciation: k()rs, k()rs
Etymology: Middle English cours, course "action of moving in a certain path, path of movement, progress," from early French curs, course (same meaning), derived from Latin currere "to run" --related to CORRIDOR, CURRENT 1: the act or action of moving in a path from point to point <the planets in their courses> 2: the direction or route of motion or progress <the course of a river> <a ship's course> 3: land laid out for golf 4 a: normal or accustomed process or procedure <the disease ran its course> b: manner of proceeding : CONDUCT <a wise course> c: progression through a period of time or a series of acts or events <was built in the course of a year> 5 a: an ordered process or series b: a series of classes in a subject; also: a group of such courses <a four-year course in chemistry> 6: a part of a meal served at one time <had salad for the first course> 7: a layer of brick or other building material in a wall - of course 1: following the ordinary way or procedure <did it as a matter of course> 2: as might be expected