Definition of Midway in English :

Define Midway in English

Midway meaning in English

Meaning of Midway in English

Pronunciation of Midway in English

Midway pronunciation in English

Pronounce Midway in English


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1. midway

the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located

2. battle of midway, midway

naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands


3. center, halfway, middle, midway

equally distant from the extremes


4. halfway, midway

at half the distance; at the middle

Example Sentences:
'he was halfway down the ladder when he fell'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of midway
adjective, adverb
in or at the middle of the distance; halfway
2. US and Canadian
a place in a fair, carnival, etc, where sideshows are located
3. obsolete
a middle place, way, etc

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see synonyms of midway
1.  Obsolete
the middle of the way or distance
a middle way or course
2.  US
that part of a fair or exposition where sideshows and other amusements are located
adjective, adverb
in the middle of the way or distance; halfway

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see synonyms of midway
A US territory consisting of an atoll with two small islands in the central Pacific Ocean northwest of Honolulu. Discovered in 1859, Midway was annexed by the United States in 1867 and served as a naval air base until 1993. The American victory over the Japanese in the Battle of Midway (June 4-7, 1942) was a major turning point in the Pacific campaign of World War II.
1. The area of a fair, carnival, circus, or exposition where sideshows and other amusements are located.
2. Archaic
a. The middle of a way or distance.
b. A middle course of action or thought.
In the middle of a way or distance; halfway: midway through the second quarter of the football game.

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