a porch or roofed passageway open on the sides, for connecting two buildings, as a house and a garage.

Origin of breezeway

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; breeze1 + way1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a roofed passageway connecting two buildings, sometimes with the sides enclosed
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Word Origin and History for breezeway

1904, American English, from breeze (n.) + way.

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