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

  • 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.
  • The police found the killers in a nearby areaway, throwing into the bonfire their knives, masks and some stolen report cards.
  • The hero can see just about everything that goes on in the six or eight flats that rump into the same areaway as his, and Hitchcock, in a masterpiece of indirect exposition, lets .

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