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passageway

[pas-ij-wey] /ˈpæs ɪdʒˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a way for passing into, through, or out of something, as within a building or between buildings; a corridor, hall, alley, catwalk, or the like.
2.
a corridor on a ship.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; passage1 + way
Synonyms
1. passage, access, path, walk.
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passageway

/ˈpæsɪdʒˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a way, esp one in or between buildings; passage
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passageway

n.

1640s, American English, from passage + way.

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