The definition of a gangway is a passage way.(noun)
An example of gangway is the landing used by passengers to board or exit ships.
Gangway is defined as a phrase used to clear a walkway through a crowded area.(interjection)
An example of gangway is what security would say at a concert where medical personnel need to get through.
See gangway in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OE gangweg, thoroughfare (< gang, in obs. sense “a going” & way)
See gangway in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From gang1, way, passage (obsolete and dialectal).
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