areaway

noun

ar·​ea·​way ˈer-ē-ə-ˌwā How to pronounce areaway (audio)
ˈā-rē-
: a sunken space affording access, air, and light to a basement

Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of areaway was in 1848

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“Areaway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/areaway. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

areaway

noun
area·​way
ˈar-ē-ə-ˌwā,
ˈer-
: a sunken space providing entrance to and air and light for a basement
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