areaway

[ air-ee-uh-wey ]
/ ˈɛər i əˌweɪ /

noun

a sunken area leading to a cellar or basement entrance, or in front of basement or cellar windows.
a passageway, especially one between buildings.

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Origin of areaway

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; area + way1
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British Dictionary definitions for areaway

areaway
/ (ˈɛərɪəˌweɪ) /

noun

a passageway between parts of a building or between different buildings
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