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taxiway

[tak-see-wey] /ˈtæk siˌweɪ/
noun
1.
any surface area of an airport used for taxiing airplanes to and from a runway, parking apron, terminal, etc.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; taxi (v.) + way
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taxiway

/ˈtæksɪˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a marked path along which aircraft taxi to or from a runway, parking area, etc Also called taxi strip, peritrack
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