stairway

[ stair-wey ]
/ ˈstɛərˌweɪ /

noun

a passageway from one level, as of a building, to another by a series of stairs; staircase.

Origin of stairway

First recorded in 1790–1800; stair + way1
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stairway

/ (ˈstɛəˌweɪ) /

noun

a means of access consisting of stairs; staircase or flight of steps

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