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fly-in

[flahy-in] /ˈflaɪˌɪn/
noun
1.
a convention, entertainment, or other gathering at which participants arrive by air:
the annual fly-in of cattle breeders.
adjective
2.
of or for those who arrive and usually depart by air:
a fly-in safari.
3.
accessible only by air:
a remote, fly-in fishing camp.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; noun, adj. use of verb phrase fly in
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