- 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
"I'll go ashore with you," he shouted, raising his voice, since Slyne was already on his way to the gangway.The White Blackbird|Hudson Douglas
One of the men keeping watch at the entrance to the gangway now came along on his rounds, walking slowly and listening.The Tremendous Event|Maurice Leblanc
“In oars, my lads,” and the next moment the mate hooked on close to the gangway.Fitz the Filibuster|George Manville Fenn
Billy needed nothing more to convince him of his mistake, and he immediately made for the gangway.The Rock of the Lion|Molly Elliot Seawell
I'm going to send you down the gangway when you go ashore to this crusade—properly absolved by your Church.Tell England|Ernest Raymond