Meaning of “footpath” in the English Dictionary

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"footpath" in English

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footpathnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfʊt.pɑːθ/ us /ˈfʊt.pæθ/ mainlyUK US usually trail

Examples from literature

  • A footpath led across to the lonely cottage. 
  • I walked among the trees trying to find the footpath. 
  • The district is one of winding lanes and field footpaths so characteristic of the county. 
  • There is a more direct footpath across the fields. 
  • They led along a well-defined footpath running through the woods and up something of a hill. 

(Definition of “footpath” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"footpath" in American English

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footpathnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfʊtˌpæθ/

a path for walking

(Definition of “footpath” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)