midway: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (adv., adj.mid'wā'n.mid'wā&sec), [key]
— adv., adj.
  1. in the middle of the way or distance; halfway.
  1. a place or part situated midway.
  2. (often cap.) the place or way, as at a fair or carnival, on or along which sideshows and similar amusements are located.
  3. the amusements, concessions, etc., located on or around this place or way.


Pronunciation: (mid'wā"), [key]
— n.
  1. several U.S. islets in the N Pacific, about 1300 mi. (2095 km) NW of Hawaii: Japanese defeated in a naval battle June, 1942; 2 sq. mi. (5 sq. km).
  2. an airport in Chicago.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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