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alleyway

Syllabification: al·ley·way
Pronunciation: /ˈalēˌwā
 
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Definition of alleyway in English:

noun

Another term for alley1.
Example sentences
  • But after a chase through snickets and alleyways, he again got away.
  • Mr Gibbs advises people to avoid poorly-lit alleyways and instead walk on main thoroughfares.
  • Any child riding these in a public place including roads, pathways and alleyways is breaking the law.

Words that rhyme with alleyway

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