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midway

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adverb mid·way \ˈmid-ˌwā, -ˈwā\

Simple Definition of midway

  • : in the middle between two places or points : at the halfway point

  • : in the middle of an act, process, or period of time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of midway

  1. :  in the middle of the way or distance :  halfway

Examples of midway in a sentence

  1. You should begin reading at the paragraph that begins midway down the page.

  2. They took the lead midway through the second period.



13th Century

First Known Use of midway

13th century


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midway

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noun mid·way \-ˌwā\

Simple Definition of midway

  • : an area at a fair, carnival, or amusement park for food stands, games, and rides

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of midway

  1. :  an avenue at a fair, carnival, or amusement park for concessions and amusements

Examples of midway in a sentence

  1. We played every game on the midway.



Origin and Etymology of midway

Midway (Plaisance), Chicago, site of the amusement section of the Columbian Exposition 1893


First Known Use: 1893


Midway

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geographical name Mid·way \ˈmid-ˌwā\

Simple Definition of Midway

  • : U.S. islands in the Pacific Ocean

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Midway

  1. islands (atoll) cen Pacific 1300 miles (2092 kilometers) WNW of Honolulu, Hawaii, belonging to the United States, in Hawaiian group but not incorporated in state of Hawaii area 2 square miles (5.2 square kilometers)


MIDWAY Defined for Kids

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midway

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adverb or adjective mid·way \ˈmid-ˌwā, -ˈwā\

Definition of midway for Students

  1. :  in the middle of the way or distance :  halfway <the midway point> <We stopped midway up the hill.>




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midway

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noun mid·way \ˈmid-ˌwā\

Definition of midway for Students

  1. :  an area at a fair, carnival, or amusement park for food stands, games, and rides




Midway

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geographical name Mid·way \ˈmid-ˌwā\

Definition of Midway for Students

  1. islands central Pacific in Hawaiian group 1300 mi. (2092 km.) WNW of Honolulu belonging to U.S.; not included in state of Hawaii




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