Definition of archway
: a way or passage under an arch; also : an arch over a passage
Recent Examples of archway from the Web
The vaulted archway of an atrium that leads to the Clearwater Building, part of City Center, includes blue streams of concrete embedded with brass fish that move toward the fountain.
Asbestos concerns prompted ODOT to prohibit workers from using the archway.
Opponents of the franchise gathered under the historic stone archways of the plaza to collect almost 10,000 signatures against McDonald’s.
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First Known Use of archway
ARCHWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of archway for English Language Learners
: a passage that goes under an arch; also : an arch over a passage
ARCHWAY Defined for Kids
Definition of archway for Students
1 : a passage under an arch
2 : an arch over a passage
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