alleyway alleyway  /ˈæ li ˌweɪ/


  • (n) a narrow street with walls on both sides



  1. I met Moqtada al-Sadr in November 2003 at his office down a narrow alleyway in Najaf.
  2. With an office that looks onto an alleyway and a dumpster.
  3. Down the alleyway behind is a classical, gold-roofed Tibetan temple whose quiet garden, where small monks sit in the sun, playing board games among the marigolds, could be in Lhasa.



  1. City Mayor Mick Cornett told MTV that the band was thrilled with the tribute: "At first, we were slightly concerned that naming a previously unnamed alleyway after them might not be very appropriate, but we reached out to them with the idea, and...
    on Nov 6, 2006 By: Mick Cornett Source: Filter Magazine

  2. The first step toward finding new, less predictable ways to make music was setting up shop in their own studio, a former bakery in London that Mr. Martin described as "a beaten-up little place, down a drunken alleyway."
    on May 31, 2008 By: Chris Martin Source: New York Times

  3. "When we shot that scene where we kissed in the alleyway and I was hanging upside was raining and the whole time I had rainwater running up my nose. Then, when Kirsten rolled back the wet mask, she cut off the air completely,"...
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Tobey Maguire Source:

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