English definition of “passage”
SPACE [C] (also passageway,
/ˈpæsɪdzweɪ/) › a long, narrow space that connects one place to another: There's a passage to the side of the house, leading to the garden.
WRITING/MUSIC [C] › a short part of a book, speech, or piece of music: She can quote whole passages from the novel.
TUBE [C] › a tube in your body that allows air, liquid, etc to pass through it: the nasal/respiratory passages
PROGRESS [U, no plural] › the movement or progress from one stage or place to another: It's a difficult passage from boyhood to manhood.
the passage of time literary › the way that time passes: Love changes with the passage of time.