Quick answer
"Courtyard" is a noun which is often translated as "el patio", and "open space" is a phrase which is often translated as "espacio abierto". Learn more about the difference between "courtyard" and "open space" below.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (architecture)
a. el patio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In Ancient Rome, houses used to be built around a central courtyard.En la Antigua Roma, las casas solían construirse alrededor de un patio central.
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open space
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. espacio abierto
The planners included open spaces in their plans for the new city center.Los urbanistas incluyeron espacios abiertos en sus planes para el nuevo centro de la ciudad.
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