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

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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Replacing just the door might not improve your entranceway as much as replacing the entire unit. Elizabeth Mayhew, Washington Post, "Replacing an exterior door: Experts’ tips to do it right," 24 July 2019 The piano's new home, the Seminole Hard Rock's grand entranceway, is part of the property’s ongoing $700 million expansion, scheduled to be completed in the fall. Tiffini Theisen, orlandosentinel.com, "Elvis Presley’s 24K gold grand piano on display at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa," 12 July 2019 These entranceways would have been in the middle of construction sites where there were cranes and all of that. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Destroyed on 9/11, a New York Subway Station Reopens 17 Years Later," 10 Sep. 2018 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

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First Known Use of entranceway

1800, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entranceway was in 1800

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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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