fairground

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Etymology[edit]

from fair + ground

Noun[edit]

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.

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