sidewalk

[sahyd-wawk]
noun
a walk, especially a paved one, at the side of a street or road.

Origin:
1660–70; side1 + walk

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sidewalk (ˈsaɪdˌwɔːk)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): pavement a hard-surfaced path for pedestrians alongside and a little higher than a road

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sidewalk
"path for pedestrians on the side of a street," 1739, from side (adj.) + walk (n.).
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Example sentences
They began to walk along a narrow brick sidewalk between the cracks of which
  tall weeds grew.
In the street below feet tramped up and down upon a board sidewalk.
But no matter how large or formal a luncheon may be, there is rarely a
  chauffeur on the sidewalk, or a carpet or an awning.
Concrete planters are placed along the sidewalk, with a firepit and raised
  patio inside.
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