drive way

driveway

[drahyv-wey]
noun
1.
a road, especially a private one, leading from a street or other thoroughfare to a building, house, garage, etc.
2.
any road for driving on.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism; drive + way

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driveway (ˈdraɪvˌweɪ)
 
n
a private road for vehicles, often connecting a house or garage with a public road; drive

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driveway
1884 in main modern sense "private road from a public road to a private house," from drive + way.
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