Passage


The word passage has many meanings in our language depending on the context to which we refer, this voice comes from “pass” plus the French suffix “aje” which means “action of”, hence its meaning of “Action of passing from one part or place, to another. A common use of the word is to refer to the document, ticket or ticket that grants the right to one or more passengers to travel either by plane or ship to a different location, and for which you must pay a certain amount of money.

This word can also mean, according to the real academy, “group or cluster of people who travel or move in a plane or ship.” A passage can also be a narrow, narrow and reduced street, road or boulevard or passage between two streets that is several times covered; There are several of these passages around the world, such as the Verdeau Passage, located in Paris, France; also the Pasaje de Lodares located in Albacete, Spain; next is the Pasaje Juramento which is located in the city of Rosario, Argentina; and finally the Passage of the Panoramas also located in Paris, France.

Another use of the word is to describe the place where one travels or passes, especially located between mountains, between an island and the land or between two islands. An example of this is the passage from the Northwest, from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the Arctic, north of North America; or the Drake Passage, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, between America and Antarctica, and the Interior Passage, a set of channels between Alaska and British Columbia, among others. Finally, in a literary or musical context, a passage is a piece or fraction of a literary or musical work that has a certain thematic independence.