rock·​a·​way | \ ˈrä-kə-ˌwā How to pronounce rockaway (audio) \

Definition of rockaway

: a light low four-wheel carriage with a fixed top and open sides

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Recent Examples on the Web Beres Hammond: The reggae star comes to rockaway as part of his Never Ending Tour. Trevor Fraser,, "Music of Mancini and more: 5 concerts for your Orlando area weekend," 22 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of rockaway

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rockaway

perhaps from Rockaway, New Jersey

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“Rockaway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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