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noun
the outdoors.
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Origin of open air

First recorded in 1520–30

Other definitions for open air (2 of 2)

open-air
[ oh-puhn-air ]
/ ˈoʊ pənˈɛər /

adjective
existing in, taking place in, or characteristic of the open air; outdoor: The orchestra gave three open-air concerts last summer.

Origin of open-air

First recorded in 1820–30

OTHER WORDS FROM open-air

open-airish, adjectiveo·pen-air·ish·ness, nounopen-airness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for open air

open air

noun
  1. the place or space where the air is unenclosed; the outdoors
  2. (as modifier)an open-air concert
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