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.
Recent Examples on the Web Residents will be able to participate in the project by buying individually engraved, 4-by-8-inch walkway bricks for $50 per brick. David Ibata, ajc, "Cumming unveils logos, brick fundraiser for City Center project," 2 July 2020 Gonzalez said the city will pressure clean the walkway once the mural begins to fade or chip. Mike Cason | Mcason@al.com, al, "Montgomery slave market site bears ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural," 19 June 2020 The Norweb Tree Allee features a wide walkway lined by five different species of trees. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, "Holden Arboretum: A nature lover’s dream to be enjoyed by all," 11 June 2020 The monument is located only a couple of feet from the walkway around the courthouse on the west side and should the courthouse be expanded on that side, the monument would seemingly be affected. Paul Gattis | Pgattis@al.com, al, "Madison County ‘looking at every option’ to relocate Confederate monument," 15 June 2020 After checking in using the new Arrivals and Departures Hall, American passengers can use a temporary walkway to access B, C and D gates. Gary Dinges, USA TODAY, "American, United move into LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B," 14 June 2020 While mosques have asked visitors to bring their own prayer mats for the namaaz, the gurudwaras will only have mats in the walkway. Manavi Kapur, Quartz India, "India’s religious places are tweaking age-old traditions for safety as the pandemic rages on," 10 June 2020 The Canopy Walk invites guests on a 500-foot-long elevated walkway that is built 65 feet above the forest floor. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, "Holden Arboretum to open Murch Canopy Walk, Kalberer Emergent Tower June 16," 10 June 2020 When one sidewalk is closed, pedestrians and bicyclists will be directed to the open walkway on the other side. oregonlive, "Portland metro Tuesday traffic: Sellwood Bridge sidewalks close for maintenance," 9 June 2020

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First Known Use of walkway

1792, in the meaning defined above

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7 Jul 2020

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“Walkway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walkway. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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: a passage or path for walking

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