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fairground

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noun fair·ground \ˈfer-ˌgrau̇nd\

Simple Definition of fairground

  • : an outdoor area where fairs, circuses, and exhibitions are held

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fairground

  1. :  an area where outdoor fairs, circuses, or exhibitions are held —often used in plural with singular construction <what a spot for a fairgrounds — W. L. Gresham>


FAIRGROUND Defined for Kids

fairground

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noun fair·ground \ˈfer-ˌgrau̇nd\

Definition of fairground for Students

  1. :  an area set aside for fairs, circuses, or exhibitions




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