walk·​way | \ ˈwȯk-ˌwā How to pronounce walkway (audio) \

Definition of walkway

: a passage for walking : walk

Examples of walkway in a Sentence

A covered walkway connects the two buildings.

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The entrance to a castle was often a steel grate called a portcullis, a walkway, and then another portcullis. William Gurstelle, Popular Mechanics, "How to Storm a Castle," 11 Apr. 2019 The individual units coalesce around a courtyard and are connected by outdoor stone walkways and indoor glass and concrete-encased hallways. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Black concrete home is made up of nine separate buildings," 14 May 2018 Broken bots file in at one end of the walkway, and exit back out onto the grid at the other. James Vincent, The Verge, "Welcome to the automated warehouse of the future," 8 May 2018 To help address the problem, the village applied for a Community Development Block Grant that, if successful, could pay for the installation of a concrete walkway with curb and gutter. Sheila Vilvens, Cincinnati.com, "Bird poop piles problematic for an otherwise picturesque New Richmond," 7 May 2018 The property at 14561 NW Larson Road Unit 17-18 in Portland's Channel Island Marina includes ownership of both sides of the walkway, two slips and a two-car garage. Janet Eastman, OregonLive.com, "On the market: $1 million floating homes that will blow you away (photos)," 31 Mar. 2018 Situate them on your lawn, style them on your porch, line them up along your walkway, or even arrange them inside—no matter where they're displayed, these beauties will look great anywhere in or outside of your home. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "These Oversized Christmas Ornaments Are the Merriest Decorations We’ve Ever Seen," 10 Oct. 2018 TCC - Trinity River Campus will play documentaries highlighting the significance of Juneteenth on monitors along its Main St. walkway in front of the TRTR Building throughout the day. Hanaa’ Tameez, star-telegram, "Don't miss the last Juneteenth events around Fort Worth," 18 June 2018 Its winding walkways and shady groves envelop you in tenderness, shown and spoken. Maria Panaritis, Philly.com, "The Haas family gave Stoneleigh gardens to the public. Lower Merion Schools should keep their hands off of it. | Maria Panaritis," 2 June 2018

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1792, in the meaning defined above

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: a passage or path for walking

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