[ breez-wey ]
/ ˈbrizˌweɪ /
a porch or roofed passageway open on the sides, for connecting two buildings, as a house and a garage.
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Example sentences from the Web for breezeway
These buildings are all solid, what I mean, there is nothing like—what do you call these—a breezeway—there's nothing like that.Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
(Fannie was evidently referring to the breezeway or dogtrot, down the middle of many small plantation houses).Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
British Dictionary definitions for breezeway
/ (ˈbriːzˌweɪ) /
a roofed passageway connecting two buildings, sometimes with the sides enclosed
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