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archway

[ahrch-wey] /ˈɑrtʃˌweɪ/
noun, Architecture
1.
an entrance or passage under an arch.
2.
a covering or enclosing arch.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; arch1 + way
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British Dictionary definitions for arch-way

archway

/ˈɑːtʃˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a passageway or entrance under an arch or arches
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Word Origin and History for arch-way

archway

n.

1802, from arch (n.) + way.

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