What does the word passage mean?

Usage examples for passage

  1. The captain therefore resolved to attempt the passage himself. – Battles with the Sea by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. In another hundred years, the Normans had seized it, and put up the strong, round- towered castle, parts of which still remain; and for seven centuries after that, the English power " sat astride the passage of Connaught," save for the brief time, after the battle of the Boyne, it was held by the Irish. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  3. What's that creature down the passage? – The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton