areaway areaway


  • (n) a passageway between buildings or giving access to a basement


  1. Deprived of an outdoor areaway, ghetto-crowded Jews have been known to rip holes in their roofs, holes which they covered with corn stalks or twists of grass.
  2. The police found the killers in a nearby areaway, throwing into the bonfire their knives, masks and some stolen report cards.
  3. They reached an areaway, separated from the consulate by an iron fence, just as three Russians burst out of the consulate's back door.
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