- a corridor, as in a building.
- an entrance hall.
Origin of hallway
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Examples from the Web for hallway
They work in a world filled with a sense—real or imagined—of danger lurking around each corner and every hallway.Any Outrage Out There for Ramos and Liu, Protesters?
December 22, 2014
A 28-year-old gunned down in a dark, New York City hallway by a rookie cop who apparently made a fatal mistake.Raging Protesters Set Ferguson on Fire
November 25, 2014
When I finished, Tom Hanks and Bill Hader came on either side of me and ran me down this hallway.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star
October 31, 2014
The man who failed to help a little girl in the hallway of his building, to tragic end.NPR’s Smooth-Talking Millennial Whisperer
October 7, 2014
The doctors did not tell the young man to his face; Li was left in the hallway while they spoke to his grandfather.Will US Health Care Follow in China’s Bloody Footsteps?
September 21, 2014
This cop that found me in a hallway, he says I must have been give a dose of Peter.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
Here, Garson paid the fare, and then helped the girl to alight, and on into the hallway.
At that moment, the son himself entered hurriedly from the hallway.
He was interrupted by the swift swinging open of the hallway door.
In her wrapper she ran out into the hallway and found him descending the stairs.Alice Adams
- a hall or corridor
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Word Origin and History for hallway
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