- the space between the cab of a steam locomotive and its tender.
- the side entrance of a diesel or electric locomotive.
- an aisle in a theater, restaurant, etc.
- an aisle in the House of Commons separating the more influential members of the political parties from the younger, less influential members.
- a runway in a theater.
Origin of gangway
Examples from the Web for gangway
Historical Examples of gangway
On toward the forecastle, where sat the woman alone by the gangway.Poems
William D. Howells
They shook hands, and then the old man went down the gangway.
"Hap yourself well," he had said when they crossed the gangway on to the boat.
Juve propelled him towards a gangway: a minute later both were on the boat.A Nest of Spies
They were standing in the gangway, waiting to be shewn their seats.The Education of Eric Lane