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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Still, the sentiment was so romantic and Kim later showed off another angle of the spectacle, proving to her fans that Kenny G had a walkway to safely exit the living room. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Here's How All of Your Favorite Celeb Couples Celebrated Valentine's Day," 15 Feb. 2019 Two main thoroughfares, including Quay Street and a large public walkway, will run parallel to each other and the Lake Ontario waterfront. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Sidewalk Labs’s updated smart city plan aims for ‘people-first public realm’," 30 Nov. 2018 The park already features a curved walkway set off by grass, bushes and trees. Steve Lord, Aurora Beacon-News, "With Water Street Mall work finished, Aurora looks to renovate Mundy Park," 12 July 2018 The bridge was intended to provide a walkway over the busy street where an 18-year-old female FIU student from San Diego was killed while trying to cross last August, according to local media reports. Rebecca Hazen, Houston Chronicle, "West University Place conducts drainage study," 7 July 2018 Somehow, Vinny ends up at the back door and opens it for Mike and Lauren, who walk into the backyard to find a new walkway lit by candles and the remaining, weepy, Jersey Shore cast members. refinery29.com, "Here's Exactly How The Situation Proposed To His Girlfriend On Jersey Shore," 22 June 2018 But follow a stone walkway, and the house begins to twist at subtle angles, curving into a slim L shape. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Spacious Tokyo home rises on narrow site," 30 July 2018 Some items already underway include the $15 million Nord Family Greenway, a swath of walkways, trees and grass that sweep from East Boulevard to East 105th Street across the front yard of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Steven Litt, cleveland.com, "New plan shows how CWRU can grow within boundaries and be greener, more welcoming," 13 May 2018 Miami-Dade County police said at least eight cars were crushed under the walkway, which had not yet been opened to student traffic. Anchorage Daily News, "Footbridge collapses at Florida university; deaths reported," 15 Mar. 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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