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noun as in corridor

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In the vast debris field where the World Trade Center had stood, firefighters had long ago rescued the last of the handful of people who were found alive, huddled in a stairwell or in underground passageways.

Off the living room, a narrow passageway at a left angle to the main corridor led to the first-floor bedrooms.

The researchers trekked into the wide chambers and narrow passageways of Isuntza I Cave.

In a narrow passageway there, Stone Age people had used stone lamps.

A 1972 bestselling book by Swiss author Erich von Däniken, called The Gold of the Gods, claimed that Tayos held carved passageways and a “metal library” of tablets written in an unknown language.

What had once been her passageway to freedom, at least of the intellectual kind, eventually became her prison.

A stone mosque built not long after the city became a well-trodden passageway still stands as a central attraction in the town.

Pistorius said that as he headed down the passageway, he heard a “door slam.”

Bratton rode down to the Broadway-Lafayette station and took a passageway to the Bleecker Street stop.

The parents waited by the passageway where all arrivals in that part of the terminal were funneled.

She was just about to call out to reassure them when a sound in the passageway behind her made her hold her breath in suspense.

He reserved, of course, a passageway to his own door, narrower or wider according to the circumstances.

The passageway was growing damper; water trickled down the walls and gathered in fetid pools on the floor.

One was the passageway from front to rear, for the family occupied a floor, but could afford only one fire.

The visitor stepped into a passageway which was dim until he entered it and the door swung behind him.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to passageway, such as: hallway, passage, walkway, aisle, alley, and entranceway.

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