Definition of walkway in English:

walkway

noun

  • 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.

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

walkway

/ˈwôkˌwā//ˈwɔkˌweɪ/