fairground

[fair-ground]
noun
Often, fairgrounds. a place where fairs, horse races, etc., are held; in the U.S. usually an area set aside by a city, county, or state for an annual fair and often containing exhibition buildings.

Origin:
1735–45; fair2 + ground1

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fairground (ˈfɛəˌɡraʊnd)
 
n
an open space used for a fair or exhibition

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Example sentences
Electric and water connections are located throughout the fairground.
When not in use as an emergency shelter, the large multi-purpose building is used by both the fairground staff and campers.
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