archway archway  /ˈɑrtʃ ˌweɪ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a passageway under a curved masonry construction

Usage(s):

  1. The marble archway at no.
  2. Her wedding will be held in a jungle clearing, which she will enter through an archway of raised assault rifles.
  3. Outside, a squared archway in a freestanding diagonal wall creates a proscenium that turns earth and sky into a kind of cosmic theater.

News

  1. Mile Marker: Wally's Dome

    High in the Sacramento Mountains near Ruidoso is a stone cairn with an archway facing east. This is Wally's Dome.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Las Cruces Sun-News

  2. '90210' Star Matt Lanter is Married!

    Getty Images Sorry ladies, Matt Lanter is officially off the market. The former 90210 star married Angela Stacy Friday at the Calamigos Ranch in Malibu. The two exchanged vows "in a cottage pavilion under an archway of white hydrangeas and strands of crystals hanging from the trees," according to a source. Lanter's groomsmen included a few familiar faces, including Justin Gaston , Miley Cyrus ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Zimbio

Quotes

  1. "We are very pleased with Lance, Inc.'s purchase of Archway Cookies, a transaction that means putting people back to work in Ohio ," said Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher , who also serves as Director of the Ohio Department of Development. "We...
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Lee Fisher Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "Town so gorgeous, town of beggars," Pushkin wrote of St. Petersburg in one of his haunting lines, "Air of slavery, splendid face,/Pale green archway of your heaven,/Boredom, cold, and granite grace."
    on Oct 17, 2005 By: Alexander Pushkin Source: The Seoul Times

  3. Historian and conservationist Carl Chinn said: "It was called the Archway of Tears because families who entered them were separated and may only see each other once a fortnight."
    on Aug 8, 2009 By: Chinn Source: BirminghamMail.net

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