alleyway

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al·ley·way

 (ăl′ē-wā′)
n.
A narrow passage between buildings.

alleyway

(ˈælɪˌweɪ)
n
a narrow passage; alley

al•ley•way

(ˈæl iˌweɪ)

n.
1. an alley or lane.
2. a narrow passageway.
[1780–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alleyway - a narrow street with walls on both sidesalleyway - a narrow street with walls on both sides
street - a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small town"; "he lives on Nassau Street"

alleyway

noun passage, walk, lane, alley, pathway, passageway, backstreet The robbers ran off down an alleyway.
Translations
kuja

alleyway

[ˈæliweɪ] nruelle f

alleyway

[ˈælɪˌweɪ] nvicolo
References in classic literature ?
Here, in long tiers, with alleyways between, the water-casks were chocked safely on their sides.
He worked quickly, boring cask after cask down the alleyway that led to deeper twilight.
Whether it were a group of shrubs or an alleyway or a vista of water that we were passing, you would halt before me, and stand gazing at my face as though you were showing me possessions of your own.
By turning their heads they could see through an- other window, along an alleyway that ran behind the Main Street stores and into the back door of Abner Groff's bakery.
He had seen Kai Shang garrotte a man at Pai-sha in a dark alleyway back of Loo Kotai's place.
He would leave Bill in the barn to shovel the manure into the litter-carrier--a good fifteen-minute job; he would return in half an hour to find him sitting in the alleyway, staring down into his idle scoop.
Fosh-bal-soj displayed little of the cowardice of those that had attacked Bradley in the alleyway, but that may have been because he had so slight opportunity, for Bradley had him by the throat before he could utter a cry and with his right hand struck him heavily and repeatedly upon his face and over his heart--ugly, smashing, short-arm jabs of the sort that take the fight out of a man in quick time.
I passed around by the alleyway and crawled up the black steps, on which I collapsed.
WHY Liverpool would have a number of names for the alleyways that run behind houses is another one of those mysteries of the city's language.
Neighbours in the St Michael's ward have signed a petition stating that groups congregate around St Anne & All Saints Church and in the alleyways behind Strathmore Avenue, with some taking drugs and causing trouble.
Barnett said public alleyways are sprinkled throughout the community, and some residents in other neighborhoods have complained about people cutting through neighborhoods.
These include the provision of alleyways, tunnels, compounds and high level walkways all of which will add considerable complexity and flexibility to training in one of the country s busiest individual training features.