en·​trance·​way ˈen-trən(t)s-ˌwā How to pronounce entranceway (audio)

Examples of entranceway in a Sentence

the visitor thoughtfully removed her snow-covered hat and gloves in the entranceway
Recent Examples on the Web The four-lane bridge, which soared 185 feet above the Fort McHenry Channel, the entranceway to the Baltimore Harbor, hosted 7,448 vehicles in its first 11 hours of operation. Frederick N. Rasmussen, Baltimore Sun, 26 Mar. 2024 The grand entranceway is lined with palm trees and lush landscaping, perfectly contrasting the white stucco structure. Martie Bowser, Essence, 16 May 2024 Built in the 12th century, this massive entranceway is one of five gates that lead into a temple complex that includes the iconic Angkor Wat site. Aspen Pflughoeft, Miami Herald, 16 May 2024 Researchers uncovered four wooden roundhouses and a square entranceway structure, which were supported by stilts above a river channel and enclosed by a curved fence. Will Sullivan, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for entranceway 

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Word History

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entranceway was in 1800

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“Entranceway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entranceway. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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