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footpath

[foo t-path, -pahth] /ˈfʊtˌpæθ, -ˌpɑθ/
noun, plural footpaths
[foo t-path z, -pahth z, -paths, -pahths] /ˈfʊtˌpæðz, -ˌpɑðz, -ˌpæθs, -ˌpɑθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a path for people going on foot.
2.
British, footway (def 2).
Origin of footpath
1520-1530
1520-30; foot + path
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British Dictionary definitions for footpath

footpath

/ˈfʊtˌpɑːθ/
noun
1.
a narrow path for walkers only
2.
(mainly Brit & Austral, NZ) another word for pavement
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Word Origin and History for footpath
n.

also foot-path 1520s, from foot (n.) + path.

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