world's fair

noun

Definition of world's fair

  1. :  an international exposition featuring exhibits and participants from all over the world

First Known Use of world's fair

1850


WORLD'S FAIR Defined for English Language Learners

world's fair

noun

Definition of world's fair for English Language Learners

  • : a very large public event at which things from all over the world are displayed


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