fairground fairground  /ˈfɛr ˌɡraʊnd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an open area for holding fairs or exhibitions or circuses

Usage(s):

  1. The cash-for-clunkers program has meant more cars going straight to the junkyard, rather than making a stop at the county fairground.
  2. We landed at the fairground down in Costa Mesa.
  3. Maintaining the theme park complete with zoo, movie theater and fairground swallowed up about $5 million annually.

News

  1. Five reasons to attend the Brockton Fair

    The city’s signature summer event, the annual Brockton Fair, will run this year from Thursday through July 7. There are surprises and additions this year, according to Tom Clifford, the property manager of the fairgrounds. But some old favorites, including five nights of fireworks (June 29 and July 3, 4, 5 and 6) are back. The Demolition Derby will also return this year.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Brockton Enterprise

  2. United Way army of 800 volunteers re-vamp Muskegon County Fairgrounds

    An army of about 800 volunteers replaced toilets, poured concrete, put up fences and spread buckets of paint on structures at the Muskegon County fairground on Friday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Muskegon Chronicle

  3. Pulaski County Fair will take place on fairgrounds despite flooding

    Pulaski County Fairground officials say --despite flooding-- they'll be ready for the 4H and Community Fair.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WNDU 16 South Bend

Quotes

  1. The city's mayor Michael Laws called Mr Richdale a "fairground entertainer with a chainsaw" and said the carvings were always meant to be temporary.
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Michael Laws Source: TV3 News

  2. "My family are fairground people," Merrick said. "My grandfather had a circus, so we are travelling people. They are gypsy background, we are more fairground : my mother was a circus acrobat. My father's side were more sidestalls, so we are...
    on Jan 26, 2007 By: Ernie Merrick Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "Because they looked so rough and their music was raw, I thought of a suitable background for them," Kirchherr recalled, "I took them to the fairground in Hamburg because of all the steel there, which suited their image. They never smiled....
    on May 12, 2004 By: Astrid Kirchherr Source: Xfm Online

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