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Meaning of MIDWAY

Pronunciation:  'mid`wey, 'midwey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [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
  2. [n]  the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
  3. [adv]  at half the distance; at the middle; "he was halfway down the ladder when he fell"
  4. [adj]  equally distant from the extremes

MIDWAY is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mid"way`\, n.
    The middle of the way or distance; a middle way or course.
          Paths indirect, or in the midway faint.  --Milton.
  2. \Mid"way`\, a.
    Being in the middle of the way or distance; as, the midway
    air. --Shak.
  3. \Mid"way`\, adv.
    In the middle of the way or distance; half way. ``She met his
    glance midway.'' --Dryden.
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