- 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.
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