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ar·e·a·way

 (âr′ē-ə-wā′)
n.
1. A small sunken area allowing access or light and air to basement doors or windows.
2. An often narrow passageway between buildings.

areaway

(ˈɛərɪəˌweɪ)
n
1. a passageway between parts of a building or between different buildings
2. See area7

ar•e•a•way

(ˈɛər i əˌweɪ)

n.
1. a sunken area leading to a basement entrance or in front of basement windows.
2. a passageway, esp. between buildings.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.areaway - a passageway between buildings or giving access to a basement
passageway - a passage between rooms or between buildings
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