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Midway

Midway Meaning & Definition
Midway Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Midway?

[n] naval battle of World War II (June 1942); land and carrier-based American planes decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands
[n] the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
[adv] at half the distance; at the middle; "he was halfway down the ladder when he fell"
[adj] equally distant from the extremes

Synonyms | Synonyms for Midway: battle of Midway | center(a) | central | halfway | halfway | middle(a)

Related Terms | Find terms related to Midway: amidships | apathetic | average | betwixt and between | bisection | central | centrally | centrist | core | equatorial | equidistance | equidistant | even | fifty-fifty | half | half-and-half | halfway | halfway house | impartial | in medias res | in the mean | in the middle | independent | indifferent | interior | intermediary | intermediate | intermediately | Laodicean | mean | medial | medially | median | medianly | mediety | mediocre | mediterranean | medium | mediumly | mesial | mezzo | mezzo-mezzo | mid | midcourse | mid-distance | middle | middle distance | middlemost | middling | midland | midmost | midships | moderate | moiety | neuter | neutral | nonaligned | noncommitted | nonpartisan | nuclear | on the fence | passive | third-force | third-world | uncommitted | uninvolved

See Also | carnival | fair | funfair | Midway Islands | naval battle | parcel | parcel of land | piece of ground | piece of land | Second World War | tract | World War | World War II

Midway In Webster's Dictionary

\Mid"way`\, n. The middle of the way or distance; a middle way or course. --Shak. Paths indirect, or in the midway faint. --Milton.
\Mid"way`\, a. Being in the middle of the way or distance; as, the midway air. --Shak.
\Mid"way`\, adv. In the middle of the way or distance; half way. ``She met his glance midway.'' --Dryden.

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