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English definition of “passage”

passage

noun [C] (CONNECTING WAY)   /ˈpæs·ɪdʒ/ (also passageway,  /ˈpæs·ɪdʒˌweɪ/)
a usually long and narrow part of a building with rooms on one or both sides , or an enclosed path that connects places : A narrow passage led through the house to the yard . A passage is also an entrance or opening : the nasal passages
(Definition of passage noun (CONNECTING WAY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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