gateway

Part of speech: noun

An opening that is or may be closed by a gate; an entrance; approach.

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Usage examples "gateway":

  1. Both the door on the left, and the gateway on the right appeared to be closed. - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
  2. And in less than five minutes the garrison was pouring through the gateway and out on the plain beyond. - "For the Liberty of Texas", Edward Stratemeyer.
  3. Now and then he caught a glimpse of a sail on one of the wide reaches of the river which lay to the northward; now and then he passed a broken gateway or the ruins of a cabin. - "The Life of Nancy", Sarah Orne Jewett.