- an alley or lane.
- a narrow passageway.
Origin of alleyway
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Examples from the Web for alleyway
“This is a very typical street of the times,” Erik says, as we look at the bones of a few other past-bordellos in the alleyway.Exploring the Darker Side of James Joyce’s Trieste
January 13, 2014
After sneaking through a tunnel, the mark emerges in an alleyway.‘Shadow Dancer’ Explores Post-Thatcher’s London During the Troubles
May 31, 2013
As they began to chase him down an alleyway, Diaz ran toward the front of an apartment building.Amid Days of Riots, Residents Wonder If Anaheim is Most Dangerous Place on Earth
Maria Elena Fernandez
July 26, 2012
Moments later, police caught up with two teens about two blocks away in a Pasadena alleyway.Another Trayvon Martin? Young, Unarmed, Black Teenager Shot by Cops in California
April 1, 2012
They want you to go down an alleyway, or off somewhere nobody can see you.The Kensington Avenue Strangler
November 18, 2010
At first he thought he had left the alleyway in the very moment of her sinking.
On his passage back the hands in the alleyway swore at him for a fool.
It was empty then, and its manhole was the foremost one in the alleyway.
Suddenly, as they turned an alleyway, a volley from the Mexican garrison was fired.For the Liberty of Texas
Out in the alleyway, low yet clear, a whistle sounded—twice.Warrior Gap
- a narrow passage; alley
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