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midway

[ adverb, adjective mid-wey; noun mid-wey ]
/ adverb, adjective ˈmɪdˈweɪ; noun ˈmɪdˌweɪ /
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adverb, adjective
in the middle of the way or distance; halfway.
noun
a place or part situated midway.
(often initial capital letter) the place or way, as at a fair or carnival, on or along which sideshows and similar amusements are located.
the amusements, concessions, etc., located on or around this place or way.
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Origin of midway

First recorded before 900; Middle English midwei, Old English midweg; see mid1, way1; defs. 3, 4 after the Midway Plaisance, the main thoroughfare of the World Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893

Other definitions for midway (2 of 2)

Midway
[ mid-wey ]
/ ˈmɪdˌweɪ /

noun
several U.S. islets in the N Pacific, about 1,300 miles (2,095 km) NW of Hawaii: Japanese defeated in a naval battle June, 1942; 2 sq. mi. (5 sq. km).
an airport in Chicago.
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British Dictionary definitions for midway

midway
/ (ˈmɪdˌweɪ) /

adjective, adverb
in or at the middle of the distance; halfway
noun
US and Canadian a place in a fair, carnival, etc, where sideshows are located
obsolete a middle place, way, etc
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