en·trance·way | \ˈen-trən(t)s-ˌwā \

Definition of entranceway 

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entry, entryway, foyer, hall, hallway, lobby, vestibule

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Examples of entranceway in a Sentence

the visitor thoughtfully removed her snow-covered hat and gloves in the entranceway

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The goal is to create a signature entranceway to the beach and spur upscale redevelopment. Tonya Alanez, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Two-block closure on Las Olas will clog beach traffic for months," 5 July 2018 The entranceway past the pool and tennis court sets a formal tone. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Property of the Week: Country Walk, Windsor," 29 June 2017 The entranceway and living room are an obstacle course of boxes and plastic tubs. Written By Luis FerrÉ-sadurnÍ; Photographs By Sarah Blesener, New York Times, "Finding a Home After a Fire: ‘It Feels Like Your Life Is on Pause’," 23 Mar. 2018 Much of the building's exterior had to be rebuilt, including the stone gable above the front entranceway that had completely collapsed. Jc Reindl, Detroit Free Press, "Decrepit Scott Mansion in Detroit Cass Corridor revived as apartments," 12 Apr. 2018 Here, every mention of Trump has long been removed from the building, and grass now grows up through the pavement of the empty parking lots and entranceways. Jason Wilson, chicagotribune.com, "What I learned about America's future from visiting Trump resorts around the world," 14 Mar. 2018 The Verner Panton corner suite is the hotel’s most visually arresting space, with its shocking pink entranceway, purple-blue-toned bedroom and all-orange living area. New York Times, "In Copenhagen, Hotel Rooms Worth Traveling For," 1 Feb. 2018 When Austin finished, Thompson glanced toward the bank’s entranceway. Rick Rothacker, charlotteobserver, "The story behind the founding of NewDominion Bank | Charlotte Observer," 25 Jan. 2018 Guests step inside the entranceway to 20-foot ceilings and a showcase of the home’s open layout. Jennifer Boehm, Sun-Sentinel.com, "House of the week: L-shaped modern home in Belle Meade neighborhood," 26 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of entranceway

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entranceway was in 1849

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