baggage claim

baggage claim
an area in an airport where arriving passengers can collect the luggage that has been carried in the hold of the aircraft
Hypernyms: ↑area

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baggage claim (or baggage claim area)
: the area in an airport or bus station where you pick up your luggage after traveling

Call when your plane gets in and I'll meet you at (the) baggage claim.

at the baggage claim area

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Main Entry:claim

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ˈbaggage reclaim [baggage reclaim] (BrE) (NAmE ˈbaggage claim) noun uncountable
the place at an airport where you get your suitcases, etc. again after you have flown

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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