archway

noun
arch·​way | \ ˈärch-ˌwā How to pronounce archway (audio) \

Definition of archway

: a way or passage under an arch also : an arch over a passage

Examples of archway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There will also be a family-friendly light parade from the archway at 2600 Madison Ave. Jacques Kelly, baltimoresun.com, "A new light shines on the Druid Hill Park archway and its neighbors," 2 Nov. 2019 At the bar, Rudolf pointed out his handiwork: the blond-wood bar, the stone archway that forms the restaurant’s front door, the supremely fragrant raspberry, peach and even hazelnut schnapps laid out before us. Liza Weisstuch, Washington Post, "Following a trail of schnapps through Germany’s storied Black Forest," 25 Oct. 2019 At the bar, Rudolf pointed out his handiwork: the blond-wood bar, the stone archway that forms the restaurant's front door, the supremely fragrant raspberry, peach and even hazelnut schnapps laid out before us. Liza Weisstuch, chicagotribune.com, "A spirited tour through Germany’s Black Forest," 25 Oct. 2019 An original archway opens to the dining room, where Cortizo implemented another unexpected element — wallpaper by artist Piero Fornasetti featuring funny-faced fish. BostonGlobe.com, "Would you let a designer hang funny fish wallpaper in your dining room? This guy’s glad he did. - The Boston Globe," 12 Oct. 2019 The 10 honorees lined up behind an archway adorned with balloons. Daniel Golden, ProPublica, "An Unseen Victim of the College Admissions Scandal: The High School Tennis Champion Aced Out by a Billionaire Family," 8 Oct. 2019 The archway survived, but vibrations from the construction work eventually sent the medallion crashing to the floor. Tim Mckeough, New York Times, "A 19th-Century Home in Brooklyn Gets a 21st-Century Makeover," 27 Sep. 2019 The scaffolding had just come down from the archway. Colleen Shalby, latimes.com, "It was the Coliseum’s mystery mural, until a teenage detective solved its 50-year puzzle," 12 July 2019 The 14,700-square-foot Italian villa-style home sits behind gates in the Moraga Estates community. Built in 2002, the home features soaring ceilings and curved archways and windows. Neal J. Leitereg, Los Angeles Times, "U.S. Ambassador to Denmark Carla Sands pulls in $19.5 million for Bel-Air villa," 23 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of archway

1715, in the meaning defined above

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3 Dec 2019

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“Archway.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archway. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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More Definitions for archway

archway

noun
How to pronounce archway (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of archway

: a passage that goes under an arch also : an arch over a passage

archway

noun
arch·​way | \ ˈärch-ˌwā How to pronounce archway (audio) \

Kids Definition of archway

1 : a passage under an arch
2 : an arch over a passage

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