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breezeway

[ breez-wey ]
/ ˈbrizˌweɪ /
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noun
a porch or roofed passageway open on the sides, for connecting two buildings, as a house and a garage.
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Origin of breezeway

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; breeze1 + way1

Words nearby breezeway

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How to use breezeway in a sentence

  • This section of the complex is connected by an imposing pillared breezeway to the dining room, kitchen, and servants' quarters.

    The Haciendas of Mexico|Paul Alexander Bartlett
  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for breezeway

breezeway
/ (ˈbriːzˌweɪ) /

noun
a roofed passageway connecting two buildings, sometimes with the sides enclosed
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