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areaway

[air-ee-uh-wey] /ˈɛər i əˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a sunken area leading to a cellar or basement entrance, or in front of basement or cellar windows.
2.
a passageway, especially one between buildings.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism; area + way
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British Dictionary definitions for area-way

areaway

/ˈɛərɪəˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a passageway between parts of a building or between different buildings
2.
See area (sense 7)
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