county fair


noun

a competitive exhibition of farm products, livestock, etc., often held annually in the same place in the county.

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Origin of county fair

First recorded in 1835–45
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Example sentences from the Web for county fair

  • You look as you would under a county-fair photographer's mercury-vapor arc lamps, only worse.

    The Skylark of Space|Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • It was more than a store; it was an institution, like the courthouse and the county-fair grounds.

    Those Times And These|Irvin S. Cobb