Definition of walkway in US English:



  • A passage or path for walking along, especially a raised passageway connecting different sections of a building or a wide path in a park or garden.

    • ‘It has a large central atrium crisscrossed by walkways connecting open spaces and meeting points.’
    • ‘The elevated walkways must connect with the non-residential Barbican plan.’
    • ‘Residents entered the building from the street, with servants using the rear walkways and service lift.’
    • ‘The city is also considering building underground walkways to link the various buildings in the park.’
    • ‘There are promises of graded paths and walkways, one suitable for wheelchair access.’
    • ‘Six local organisations say the scheme will ruin leafy cycle and walkways along the East Lancashire Road and cause traffic chaos.’
    • ‘Construction of sidewalks and shaded walkways have made walking a pleasure.’
    • ‘We walked from behind a row of cars and along a walkway through the gardens.’
    • ‘Attractions will be linked by glass-covered walkways, and a park is to be built behind the Tower.’
    • ‘Everyone who uses it will walk through the plaza, either through a covered walkway or in the open air.’
    • ‘It will also have cycle lanes and walkways connecting the development to the town's rail services.’
    • ‘The shopping centre grounds will be landscaped, incorporating a cycle lane and pedestrian walkways.’
    • ‘He designed a town with a civic center and plenty of parks, laced with pedestrian walkways.’
    • ‘Once back into the show cave section we moved swiftly along the walkways, exiting the cave in relative luxury.’
    • ‘The central courtyard is a formal elliptical lawn surrounded by gravel walkways.’
    • ‘Glass walkways connected the buildings to their neighbours and to the central building at three levels.’
    • ‘The canal is a wonderful amenity in this part of the county and there is a beautiful walkway along the bank.’
    • ‘Because the walkways are wide and open, they function as convenient and safe play areas for kids.’
    • ‘Since then tens of thousands of pounds have been spent on replacing the walkways with wide stone paths - but they may not be needed.’
    • ‘There is also a public walkway along the top of the cliffs which passes directly in front of the house.’
    pathway, path, footpath, track, lane, alley, alleyway, promenade, footway, pavement, trail, trackway, ride, towpath
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