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 South 200 East, just east of the Salt Lake County Government Center, and add a one-story breezeway between them. The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 July 2022 Costa Mesa office was a boxy newsroom building linked to an industrial printing plant by a simple, covered breezeway — nothing on the scale of paper’s grand Streamline Moderne headquarters from the 1930s in downtown L.A. Los Angeles Times, 26 Apr. 2022 Managers say the project will help unify and create a better sense of community among residents in the two buildings by linking them with the new breezeway and upgraded common areas. The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 July 2022 One woman does yoga in a sylvan breezeway; another plays the drums in a spacious studio with branches lapping at the windows. New York Times, 4 May 2022 Just outside her front door, Houston discovered her neighbor Christopher Martin facedown on the second-floor concrete breezeway, bleeding out from a bullet wound to the head. Alan Judd, ajc, 30 Oct. 2017 Baker is accused of shooting 38-year-old Tamarco Santel Head on July 6, 2019 outside of the breezeway of Club Boss in Warner Robbins, Georgia. Tandra Smith |, al, 10 Feb. 2022 On the other side of the breezeway, the kitchen, dining and living areas flowed into each other in a relaxed manner — emblematic of the greater informality families sought. New York Times, 6 Feb. 2022 Police dispatched that morning to the 4400 block of Hunter Ridge Way found Gibson suffering from a gunshot wound in a breezeway of the apartment complex. Carol Robinson |, al, 1 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of breezeway

1930, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2022

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“Breezeway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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