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 Both men suffered leg wounds at street level before entering a skyway, where emergency medical responders located the two and took them to Regions Hospital, said police Sgt. Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, 21 Oct. 2020 Beach bus service has been expanded but currently, Cooney confirms, there is no funding in place for a skyway. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Nov. 2021 With this influx of tourists in mind, Trucco had hoped to fully modernize the rustic rifugio before the skyway’s opening. The New Yorker, 23 Nov. 2021 Keelboats, jitney cars, horseless carriages, street cars, a railroad train, fire engine, skyway and even the Adm. Joe Fowler Sternwheeler on the Rivers of America all serve as people-movers. Roger Simmons,, 1 Oct. 2021 The skyway, the garden, and the first six floors of the American Express tower were all destroyed during the attacks. Imelda García, Dallas News, 12 Sep. 2021 Terrazzo and wood stairs, lined by planters, lead up to the skyway level that holds the service center that serves as the building's centerpiece. Liz Navratil, Star Tribune, 8 Apr. 2021 Near the infinity pool, black modular seating pods replace white benches, and resemble pebbles when viewed from the skyway or overhead office windows that peer into the eight-story atrium. Dee Depass, Star Tribune, 21 July 2021 But when Sistah Co-op first opened in IDS, the skyway was still pretty empty. Dee Depass, Star Tribune, 21 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of skyway

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Skyway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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