sky·​way | \ ˈskī-ˌwā How to pronounce skyway (audio) \

Definition of skyway

1 : a route used by airplanes : air lane
2 : an elevated highway
3 : skywalk

Examples of skyway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Built in 1926 so that mansion owners on Bellevue Avenue would have extra room for their guests(!), the original hotel is connected via skyway to what was once the Viking Motor Lodge, constructed in the 1970s., 30 June 2021 This is the first time the library's been accessible by skyway. James Lileks, Star Tribune, 25 June 2021 Last March, Simpls closed all three of its cafes — two in the downtown Minneapolis skyway and one near the University of Minnesota — and laid off all 28 employees. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, 12 Mar. 2021 Broich is still a steady presence at his skyway cafe, which is currently open from 7 to 10 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays, with limited offerings. Nicole Hvidsten, Star Tribune, 2 June 2021 Since the pandemic and the unrest that began after George Floyd's death, most of the 200 or so businesses on or just off the downtown Minneapolis skyway have closed. Jeff Wheeler, Star Tribune, 26 Mar. 2021 Portraits of six individuals from Alexandria, Red Wing, Maplewood, Maple Grove, Woodbury and Worthington will be visible in the window galleries on Robert Street, as vinyl on the walls of 4th Street, and in the skyway above the museum. Alicia Eler, Star Tribune, 24 Feb. 2021 But the Public Service Building makes its skyway a year-round civic space — one that is indoors yet connected to the city. Frank Edgerton Martin, Star Tribune, 18 Dec. 2020 Because cameras generally aren't allowed in courtrooms, the skyway level is often where lawyers speak to reporters after court sessions. Rochelle Olson, Star Tribune, 3 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of skyway

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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9 Jul 2021

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“Skyway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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