in the middle of the way or distance; halfway.
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.
Other definitions for Midway (2 of 2)
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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How to use midway in a sentence
It is suggestive of the midways of country fairs, shooting galleries on the Board Walk, and circuses in the springtime.Vignettes Of San Francisco | Almira Bailey
The path passes midways on the steepest and most terrifying slope.The Men of the Moss-Hags | S. R. Crockett
Our several trips between the Midways and Honolulu need but brief mention.The Last Cruise of the Saginaw | George H. Read
British Dictionary definitions for midway
in or at the middle of the distance; halfway
US and Canadian a place in a fair, carnival, etc, where sideshows are located
obsolete a middle place, way, etc
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