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An entryway.
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(Architecture) a place of entry
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(ˈɛn triˌweɪ)

a passage affording entrance.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.entranceway - something that provides access (to get in or get out)entranceway - something that provides access (to get in or get out); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"
access, approach - a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
archway, arch - a passageway under a curved masonry construction; "they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"
doorway, room access, door, threshold - the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; "he stuck his head in the doorway"
gateway - an entrance that can be closed by a gate
hatchway, scuttle, opening - an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
pithead - the entrance to a coal mine
portal - a grand and imposing entrance (often extended metaphorically); "the portals of the cathedral"; "the portals of heaven"; "the portals of success"
porte-cochere - a carriage entrance passing through a building to an enclosed courtyard
servant's entrance, service door, service entrance - an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse
stage door - an entrance to the backstage area of theater; used by performers and other theater personnel
vomitory - an entrance to an amphitheater or stadium
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References in classic literature ?
Soon the party was near me, and from the black shadows of my entranceway I perceived a score of mounted warriors, who, in passing, dropped a dozen words that fetched my heart clean into the top of my head.
For a moment he stood motionless just within the entranceway, listening.
The seller demolished approximately 10,000 square feet of mezzanine space to create a more open entranceway and completed other interior upgrades before listing the building for sale.
At around 12.40pm, the target's neighbours found a trail of flammable material leading up to the wooden front door, which had been set alight and was threatening the entranceway.
The space is some two meters high and includes an entranceway as well as the central chamber containing more than 10 grave niches.
The homeowner was alerted to the attempted break-in by the loud noises made by Gonzales as he tried to crawl through the tiny entranceway. The homeowner armed himself and ran to his kitchen, where he witnessed the suspect coming through the doggie door.
A large bronze coin installed at the entranceway displays the store's tagline: "Where everyone comes to play."
Not far from the entranceway, we paused in one of those disorienting moments that happens at such events: There was a 1961 photograph of usme and the woman I was standing next to, and the rest of the ragtag band from our long ago Bunk 4: nine 11-year-old Jewish girls in a half-docked canoe, two bashful, non-Jewish counselors standing in the background.
DESCRIPTION OF LAND All that leasehold interest being the third and fourth floor maisonette together with its entranceway from the ground floor and stairway, known as 28c Clevedon Road Llanrumney, Cardiff CF3 4HQ Date: 23 December 2014Shaun Jamieson County Solicitor Legal Services, Cardiff County Council County Hall, Atlantic Wharf Cardiff CF10 4UW
This challenge will invite your students to design a grand entranceway to the school.
In the new reconstruction, an access path leads to an entranceway to the facility.