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walkway

[wawk-wey]
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noun
  1. any passage for walking, especially one connecting the various areas of a ship, factory, park, etc.
  2. a garden path or walk.
  3. the front walk of a house, leading from the door to the sidewalk or road.
  4. skybridge(def 2).
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Origin of walkway

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; walk + way1
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Examples from the Web for walkway

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  • "See—over there on the walkway toward the play area," his wife said.

    Anything You Can Do ...

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • "You can't just stand here and block the walkway," the tall man said.

    Starman's Quest

    Robert Silverberg

  • "What is your denomination," she asked when they went down the walkway to the road.

    The Homesteader

    Oscar Micheaux

  • "See—over there on the walkway toward the play area," she said.

    Anything You Can Do

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • There was a walkway in the center of the street with room for a multitude.

    The Fifth-Dimension Tube

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins


British Dictionary definitions for walkway

walkway

noun
  1. a path designed, and sometimes landscaped, for pedestrian use
  2. a passage or path connecting buildings
  3. a passage or path, esp one for walking over machinery, etc
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