county fair

noun

Definition of county fair

: a fair usually held annually at a set location in a county especially to exhibit local agricultural products and livestock

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Each local nominating committee is made up of the county extension educator, county farm bureau president, county fair representative, and county soil conservation district chairman. Carroll County Times Staff, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Applications sought for state Agriculture Hall of Fame," 22 Aug. 2019 Langer said Tuesday at the county fair, pointing to a corner of the tent. Nick Ferraro, Twin Cities, "There’s loads of State Fair racing history at the Dakota County Fair," 6 Aug. 2019 Constant talk about redeveloping the fairgrounds — and questions about the county fair’s future — created a perception that the fair has passed away, Weaver said. Thy Vo, The Mercury News, "Yes, folks, there really is a fair in Santa Clara County," 28 July 2019 WGAS Motorsports is in charge of the races at the county fair, and Caleb competes in WGAS Motorsports races as well as at Barona Speedway. Joe Naiman, Ramona Sentinel, "Caleb Perkins wins Junior Outlaw Sprint race at county fair," 8 July 2019 Horse racing at a county fair track like the one in Pleasanton — which was built in 1859 and is said to be among the oldest in the U.S. — is unlike horse racing at Golden Gate Fields in Albany or Santa Anita in Arcadia. Steve Rubenstein, SFChronicle.com, "Horse-racing diehards at Pleasanton track concede sport needs to be made safe in wake of new law," 27 June 2019 An investigation turned up a plot with four people, including Bailey’s live-in girlfriend, to abduct a girl from the county fair in either Eaton, Jackson, Branch or Hillsdale counties, or from a parade. chicagotribune.com, "2 sentenced in southern Michigan plot to kidnap, rape and kill child at county fair or parade," 27 Aug. 2019 Expect an 100-percent meat-free menu of your county fair favorites, including vegetarian spicy corndogs, chili dogs, loaded barbecue nachos and street corn. Joseph Hernandez, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Chicago Labor Day Weekend 2019," 23 Aug. 2019 Demolition derbies have been a staple at American racetracks and county fairs since at least World War II — and remain popular to this day. Washington Post, "Montana demolition derby crash kills 1, injures at least 7," 19 Aug. 2019

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1772, in the meaning defined above

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