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

Example Sentences

the visitor thoughtfully removed her snow-covered hat and gloves in the entranceway
Recent Examples on the Web As a baby, she was abandoned at a hospital entranceway by her biological mother (an event caught on surveillance footage that she’s watched countless times). Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 29 Oct. 2021 Consequently when the great occasion was finished and after the treasures had been hidden away, the main entranceway to the tomb was shut off, and the outer gate lowered, so that all the workers and craftsmen who had buried the treasure were shut in, and there were none who came out again. Jeremy Hillpot, Discover Magazine, 13 Feb. 2023 There are two old high school campuses, one nearly razed with the exception of a faded set of bleachers, and another sitting empty, dandelions growing between the cobblestones of the school's once-grand entranceway. Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press, 31 May 2022 Authorities found the couple in the entranceway of the nearby Arches National Park and pulled them over, but no charges were filed, despite a Utah statute requiring officers to make an arrest or issue a citation in all domestic incidents. Fox News, 3 Mar. 2023 In the 3-D visualization, users can view the front steps and entranceway of the castle’s main hall from all angles. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, 2 Jan. 2020 JBG Smith has planned to build a mixed-use development on much of Gateway Green, leaving behind about an acre as an entranceway to a nearby park. Washington Post, 7 July 2021 Police bodycam footage shows Moab police arriving to a stop in the entranceway to Arches National Park about 15 minutes later. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 7 Feb. 2023 They should not be charged in the entranceway or pathway to leave your house or apartment. Gina Martinez, CBS News, 25 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 27 May. 2023.

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