Definition of passageway
: a way that allows passage
Examples of passageway in a Sentence
the passageway to the other side of the office
Recent Examples of passageway from the Web
When a bird begins creating an egg, the animal pumps the egg through an oviduct, a passageway of glands like a factory line.
Caleb then finds a trap door in the wall, leading to a secret passageway.
During a raid conducted earlier this month, police uncovered some 75 Nazi artifacts in a passageway hidden behind a bookshelf of a house in Béccar, Debora Rey of the Associated Press reports.
A large bookshelf caught their attention and behind it agents found a hidden passageway to a room filled with Nazi imagery.
The 75 artifacts found in this passageway provide more evidence of similar crimes.
A large passageway allows customers to see their meals being prepared.
And that first trip down the passageway will be a lot more exciting.
At other moments, tunnelers suddenly broke through into passageways dug by enemy teams, and hand-to-hand combat followed by lamplight.
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First Known Use of passageway
PASSAGEWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of passageway for English Language Learners
: a long, narrow space that connects one place to another
PASSAGEWAY Defined for Kids
Definition of passageway for Students
: a space, road, or way by which a person or thing may move
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