Yes it could. :)
The Italian possessive adjectives are preceded by definite articles [in+il (definite article) = nel ] and agree in gender and number with the noun possessed ("cortile") , not with the possessor. http://italian.about.com/library/fare/blfare132a.htm
Daria looked out of her window to see a man dressed in armor with a sword in his hand talking on a cellphone. "Mm...mmhmm," he was saying, "Yes, I'm in his courtyard...I think we can breach from the playground...No, no, nobody's noticed me..." "Actually somebody has noticed you," Daria said as she tasered him. "And that person really doesn't want her castle to be breached."