fairground

noun fair·ground \ ˈfer-ˌgrau̇nd \

Definition of fairground

: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

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First Known Use of fairground

1741


FAIRGROUND Defined for English Language Learners

fairground

noun

Definition of fairground for English Language Learners

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


FAIRGROUND Defined for Kids

fairground

noun fair·ground \ ˈfer-ˌgrau̇nd \

Definition of fairground for Students

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


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