breezeway

noun
breeze·​way | \ ˈbrēz-ˌwā How to pronounce breezeway (audio) \

Definition of breezeway

: a roofed often open passage connecting two buildings (such as a house and garage) or halves of a building

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Glass siders are used throughout to create an airy feel, and the front entrance is a Neoporte pivoting stainless steel door centered in a glass and stainless steel breezeway. Megan Barber, Curbed, "The 5 best shipping container houses of 2018," 27 Dec. 2018 The breezeway runs between that courtyard and the front section of the complex. Laura Mcknight, NOLA.com, "Man shot at Algiers apartments: NOPD," 5 Apr. 2018 Wednesday night, at least seven police cars were in or near the parking lot of the Garden Oaks Apartments, where a breezeway and a portion of a large courtyard were cordoned off. Laura Mcknight, NOLA.com, "Man dead, toddler wounded in Algiers quadruple shooting," 5 Apr. 2018 Her massive installation of draped, stuffed and woven fabric coils filled Hauser Wirth & Schimmel’s breezeway connecting 2nd and 3rd streets when the gallery debuted in 2016. Deborah Vankin, latimes.com, "Shinique Smith's 'Refuge' explores shelter, homelessness and the excess of our stuff," 13 June 2018 Toward the other end of the large brick apartment complex, just past a narrow breezeway connecting two large courtyards, a large canvas often used to shield bodies from public view had been set up. Marie Simoneaux, NOLA.com, "Coroner IDs man killed in fatal New Orleans East shooting," 7 May 2018 Glass siders are used throughout to create an airy feel, and the front entrance is a Neoporte pivoting stainless steel door centered in a glass and stainless steel breezeway. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Sleek shipping container house asks $875K," 26 Sep. 2018 But no one uses the front door: Everyone goes in the breezeway or the back door or through the garage. Alexandra Lange, Curbed, "Meet the Hunters, Vermont’s modernist-house pioneers," 9 Aug. 2018 With its boxy geometry and dogtrot porch — three rooms on one side of the breezeway and two on the other — the folk-style house looks like a collaboration between Donald Judd and Annie Oakley. Michael Tortorello, New York Times, "Every Plant Has a Story. You Just Need to Dig.," 4 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of breezeway

1930, in the meaning defined above

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breezeway

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English Language Learners Definition of breezeway

US : a narrow structure with a roof and no walls that connects two buildings (such as a house and garage)

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