Definition of alleyway
1 : a narrow passageway
2 : alley 3
Recent Examples of alleyway from the Web
Opie’s black-and-white photo, Untitled #1, is less literal, depicting an urban alleyway that feels simultaneously vacant and occupied.
Vertigo This bar is hidden down an alleyway in the city center but feels a world away.
With its pretty rowhouses, green alleyways, and truly incredible food, Montreal is a particularly romantic destination in summer, when winter coats are in storage and the terrasses are teeming with flaneurs.
The alleyways and quaint streets of East Milford and downtown have provided a creative backdrop, resulting in a show of 20 photos July 14-Aug. 11 at the Main Cup, 126 Main St., downtown Milford.
Deeper inside the district, narrow alleyways were littered with bodies.
Perry then got up and continued to chase the suspect into an alleyway, where gunfire was exchanged.
On Nov. 21, 1996, Glover's eldest son, 36-year-old Ernest Glover Jr., was shot in his head and back at 7:30 a.m. He was found lying in an alleyway in the 2600 block of South Galvez Street in the Hoffman Triangle.
Government forces have since reported slow advances against militants in the Old City in western Mosul, known for its high population density and narrow alleyways.
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ALLEYWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of alleyway for English Language Learners
: a passage between buildings
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