Definition of "footpath" [foot•path]

  • A narrow path for persons on foot. (noun)

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Use "footpath" in a sentence
  • "One day he heard a Raven making a fuss near the River which was about 100 yds down a footpath from the cabin's back door."
  • "Also, in London I recently walked along a road where right next to the quite narrow footpath is a building whose walls are festooned with notices saying that it is a prohibited place (I passed within a foot of at least one notice), yet numerous people were walking along that road and regularly do so."
  • "At length retracing the uncertain footpath scaling the precipitous embankment, I seek the level lands where grow the wild prairie flowers."