stairway

noun stair·way \ -ˌwā \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of stairway

: one or more flights of stairs usually with landings to pass from one level to another

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First Known Use of stairway

1767


STAIRWAY Defined for English Language Learners

stairway

noun

Definition of stairway for English Language Learners

  • : a set of stairs that go from one level or floor to another


STAIRWAY Defined for Kids

stairway

noun stair·way \ ˈster-ˌwā \

Definition of stairway for Students

: one or more flights of steps usually with connecting landings


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