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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Path lights, post lights and walkway/stairway lights improve visibility and make your home look all the better. Ap Mcclatchy, The Mercury News, "Angie’s List: Outdoor lighting improves safety and aesthetics," 12 July 2019 Plans also include more parking and a new network of pedestrian walkways that will allow better flow to nearby hotels, apartments and other mixed-use developments, such as the Ovation site under development just west of the mall. Randy Tucker, Cincinnati.com, "Old Mitchell's Fish Market coming down; demolition is big step toward Newport on the Levee remake," 11 July 2019 Instead, soulless walkways lined with shops sporting global brands have buried the maze of spice and gold markets that once were filled with the braying of donkeys. The Economist, "Beirut is still arguing over its post-war reconstruction," 11 July 2019 The line includes floodlights, spotlights, a light to mount on steps, a motion detector, and pathlights for a walkway. Dan Seifert, The Verge, "Ring has made it ridiculously easy to surround your house with smart lights and cameras," 9 July 2019 Newbury Street will be closed to traffic and become a pedestrian-only walkway from Arlington Street to Massachusetts Avenue on July 14, Aug. 25, and Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Walsh said. Maria Lovato, BostonGlobe.com, "Here are the dates Newbury Street will be closed to cars this summer," 9 July 2019 The streets flood during the rainy season, forcing the locals to build elevated walkways of wooden planks high into the air. NBC News, "At remote Amazon jungle hospital, U.S. med students learn vital lessons," 8 July 2019 Ten legally blind people tested the app using an iPhone 8, traversing the terminal’s large open spaces, escalators and moving walkways with few errors. Kristen De Groot, SFChronicle.com, "Flying blind: Apps help visually impaired navigate airport," 8 July 2019 In front of the house, a paver walkway from the driveway leads to a covered front door. courant.com, "Property of the Week: 38 Brian Lane, Avon," 5 July 2019

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First Known Use of walkway

1792, in the meaning defined above

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: a passage or path for walking

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