Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of fairground.; the grounds where a fair is held.
  • n. Plural form of fairground.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. same as fairground.

Etymologies

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From fair +‎ grounds.

Examples

  • However, one of the places we make a point of visiting each time we make the trip, and undoubtedly one of the most precious areas of the permanent fairgrounds, is the City of Toronto Animal Services branch in the Horse Palace building.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • And the woman who runs the bed & breakfast where we stay, even though it's maybe 40 minutes on the bus away from the fairgrounds, is so incredibly sweet.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • "When he made the report, he called the fairgrounds and got that information, that there had been intelligence information that this was beat whitey night," Dawson explained, "I have looked into it and I cannot find the origin of that comment."

    Radio Iowa

  • However, she said the city regulations do not cover the fairgrounds, which is state-owned, and the city has no jurisdiction over buildings on that property.

    Inspections not required for outdoor stages in Indiana

  • But here, as with “incorporation,” the ultimate decision in this case is unchanged even though the grounds for the decision have shifted from “not an individual right” to “the fairgrounds are a sensitive/protectable space.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Not Dictum:

  • Now I had seen this guy and his friend earlier, sort of hitting on a woman among the whiskey aisles, so I knew who they were: see, over at the fairgrounds, which is about three blocks from this liquor store, there's a roping contest in town.

    Katrina -- the Gift That Keeps on Giving

  • Unless you are used to thinking in such terms, knowing that the fairgrounds were a mile square means very little.

    The Devil in the White City

  • Why not reprioritize that money, spend it on the courts and justice system instead of on improving the fairgrounds, which is already in wonderful shape?

    "4 to Tweak" debate - BatesLine

  • The free show runs from 6 to 8 p.m. at the park, formerly called the fairgrounds, at 812

    Yakima Herald-Republic Weekly News

  • Drum's claim that the insurance cash could not be spent outside the fairgrounds was a self-fulfilling prophecy.

    The Billings Outpost Frontpage

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