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

Examples of breezeway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The covered breezeway leads to the detached two-car garage with a bonus room and bathroom. Dallas News, "Salcedo Homes offers 1-acre wooded estate in Oak Point," 12 July 2020 The use of the cafe's breezeway furniture was later used as the basis for the charges filed against Kraja. Lorraine Longhi, The Arizona Republic, "Charges dropped against Fountain Hills restaurant owner cited for allowing on-site dining," 30 June 2020 There is a two-car garage attached to the house by a breezeway as well as another two-car garage, shop, barn, and small rental on property. oregonlive, "Rural properties for sale in Oregon: Living outside the city during the coronavirus:," 4 July 2020 Officers found Garcia suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in a breezeway at an apartment complex in the 7900 block of Villa Cliff Drive, near Ferguson Road, about 1:20 a.m. June 18. Tom Steele, Dallas News, "Pair arrested in slaying of teenager at Far East Dallas apartment complex," 1 July 2020 Kraja complied, but MCSO officials later responded to Kraja's restaurant and witnessed people eating and waiting for their food at tables that were set up in the breezeway outside her restaurant. Lorraine Longhi, The Arizona Republic, "Charges dropped against Fountain Hills restaurant owner cited for allowing on-site dining," 30 June 2020 When police and paramedics arrived on the scene, Taylor was found unresponsive in the breezeway of her apartment. Carol Robinson |, al, "2 killed just minutes apart in unrelated Friday-night shootings in Birmingham," 27 June 2020 The two were found dead about 9 p.m. on the breezeway of the Williams Tower in the 5000 block of West Alabama, according to Metro Video. Julian Gill, Houston Chronicle, "Man and woman found dead in apparent 'double suicide' in Galleria area, police say," 5 May 2020 The project features a breezeway off the bakery that overlooks a rear courtyard that will be open to the public. Jordyn Grzelewski, cleveland, "Fairmont Creamery apartment developer nears finish line on latest Tremont project, launches new one," 1 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of breezeway

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Breezeway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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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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