a way for passing into, through, or out of something, as within a building or between buildings; a corridor, hall, alley, catwalk, or the like.
a corridor on a ship.
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How to use passageway in a sentence
Within the layers of structures, both above and below ground, they had constructed churches, storehouses, homes, and passageways.The Secret Life of Cappadocia: Underground in the Turkish Rock Formations | Nina Strochlic | August 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
These underground passageways lead to the subway system and are historic.
On either side of the center section is a wing a story and a half high connected by passageways.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
And the passageways, although brilliantly lighted, were mere narrow tunnels.Runaway | William Morrison
There is no use to which we can put these passageways nowadays.The Title Market | Emily Post
Can you imagine a male and female calling to each other through the long and winding passageways beneath the ground?Book of Monsters | David Fairchild and Marian Hubbard (Bell) Fairchild
Twenty miles from Avallon is the church of Montral, like a feudal fort guarding one of the main passageways from Champagne.How France Built Her Cathedrals | Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
British Dictionary definitions for passageway
a way, esp one in or between buildings; passage
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