areaway

noun
ar·​ea·​way | \ ˈer-ē-ə-ˌwā How to pronounce areaway (audio) , ˈā-rē- \

Definition of areaway

: a sunken space affording access, air, and light to a basement

First Known Use of areaway

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Areaway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/areaway. Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

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