• Fairground

    Alternative forms


    from fair + ground

    Full definition of fairground



    (plural fairgrounds)
    1. An area where a fair (an event for public entertainment) or other public event is held; a showground.
    2. A commercially-operated collection of rides, games and other entertainment attractions; an amusement park.

    Usage notes

    While fairgrounds is the plural, it can also be treated as singular; see that entry for additional information.

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