entranceway

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

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Examples of entranceway in a Sentence

the visitor thoughtfully removed her snow-covered hat and gloves in the entranceway
Recent Examples on the Web Now, a bright green entranceway welcomes diners, and there is seating both outside and inside the sunny space. Beth D'addono, NOLA.com, "Green Olives Cafe serves Middle Eastern food on Maple Street," 9 Nov. 2020 In the hall’s entranceway, near a plaque depicting Franklin D. Roosevelt—labor’s greatest ally in the White House—a stack of flyers advertised jobs with the Detroit Police Department. Dan Kaufman, The New Yorker, "Will Trump’s Broken Promises to Working-Class Voters Cost Him the Election?," 31 Oct. 2020 Lippi led us through the frescoed entranceway, down several corridors, to a quiet courtyard covered in scruffy grass. Washington Post, "Medieval Europeans didn’t understand how the Plague spread. Their response wasn’t so different from ours now.," 14 Oct. 2020 This latest existential threat has once again prompted communities to barricade the entranceways to their lands — an attempt to prevent the spread of this disease. NBC News, "Isolated indigenous tribes risk extinction from coronavirus, experts say," 22 Apr. 2020 Superintendent Nelson Lopez testified stringent building guidelines would not allow uninvited visitors beyond the building's entranceway. Chris Francescani, ABC News, "Defense witness testifies Weinstein's rape accuser called him a 'spiritual soulmate'," 10 Feb. 2020 At a house in the Hollywood Hills, his trucks hadn’t been able to fit in the entranceway, so his crew had had to shovel the snow into wheelbarrows and then wheel it up to the property. Brent Crane, The New Yorker, "Want Snow on Your Palm Trees? Easy.," 6 Jan. 2020 The Bible became part of the missing man table honoring missing veterans and POWS at the entranceway of the Manchester VA Medical Center. Washington Post, "Pence: ‘The Bible stays’ at veterans hospital facing lawsuit," 30 Aug. 2019 The Bible became part of the missing man table honoring missing veterans and POWS at the entranceway of the Manchester VA Medical Center. Washington Post, "Pence: ‘The Bible stays’ at veterans hospital facing lawsuit," 30 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of entranceway

1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Entranceway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entranceway. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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