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fairground

[ fair-ground ]
/ ˈfɛərˌgraʊnd /
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noun

Often fairgrounds. a place where fairs, horse races, etc., are held; in the U.S. usually an area set aside by a city, county, or state for an annual fair and often containing exhibition buildings.

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Origin of fairground

First recorded in 1735–45; fair2 + ground1
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British Dictionary definitions for fairground

fairground
/ (ˈfɛəˌɡraʊnd) /

noun

an open space used for a fair or exhibition
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