county fair


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

Examples of county fair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Judges will be performing weddings at the Dakota, Goodhue and McCleod county fairs in August, with the ceremonies taking place in public areas. Samantha Wurm, Twin Cities, 4 July 2024 The county fair shows used up to 200 drones, which were laid out on a nearby lawn about the size of a tennis court before rising into action for a 12-minute performance that cost $8,000 to $10,000 a night as part of an 18-night package. Jorge L. Ortiz, USA TODAY, 3 July 2024 How about attending a street fair, county fair, mini-golf, or going to a local karaoke establishment? Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, 2 June 2024 When Anne’s friends didn’t have room to drive her to the county fair, Barber suggested other plans. Carolyn Van Houten, Washington Post, 14 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for county fair 

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Word History

First Known Use

1772, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of county fair was in 1772

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“County fair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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