sky·​walk | \ ˈskī-ˌwȯk How to pronounce skywalk (audio) \

Definition of skywalk

: a usually enclosed aerial walkway connecting two buildings

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SLS Las Vegas, free to guests and visitors, has a skywalk linking the hotel-casino to the northernmost stop along the Las Vegas Monorail. Jay Jones,, "14 places to find free parking in Las Vegas," 3 June 2019 This skywalk tour through downtown Milwaukee is great even if the weather's not-so-great. 10. Sample ice cream at one of the many Milwaukee County parks that give out free cups and cones on the Fourth of July. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "100 things to do with your kids (from babies to teenagers) in the summer in Milwaukee," 21 May 2018 Tencent, which has more than 45,000 employees, recently began moving into a new $600 million Shenzhen headquarters, a futuristic complex with skywalks linking twin skyscrapers. Alyssa Abkowitz, WSJ, "For China, Tech Giant Tencent Is Both a National Champion and a Threat," 9 July 2018 One developer even wanted to build an aquarium linked by a skywalk over Woodward Avenue to the Detroit Zoo. Detroit Free Press, "Pet spa, yoga studio part of Royal Oak apartment-retail development," 13 June 2018 This super modern Dallas home makes use of warm Texas weather with an outdoor skywalk that leads from the main house to a guest suite. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Modern concrete house with glass bridge asks $1.8M," 7 May 2018 The station also reported that wind caused three panels to fall off the skywalk leading to the new Northwestern Mutual building downtown. Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Sunny and chilly Easter Sunday forecast for Milwaukee," 31 Mar. 2018 These days, people probably associate Wallenda most with TV specials, death-defying skywalks over landmarks like Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon with millions watching in real time. Robert Steiner,, "Nik Wallenda walks the line with Big Apple Circus," 3 Apr. 2018 Take a skywalk when the Holden Arboretum reopens the Murch Canopy Walk, a 500-foot walkway 65 feet above the forest floor, April 1-Nov. Laura Demarco,, "365 Things to do in Cleveland in 2018: Your ultimate entertainment guide (photos)," 5 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of skywalk

1953, in the meaning defined above

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