a formation of aircraft in flight for observation from the ground, especially a prearranged, low-altitude flight over a public gathering.
a flight over a simulated target by a bomber or bombing planes.
a flight over a specified area, as for viewing: We booked a one-hour flyover of the Grand Canyon.
the action of passing or flying overhead: rumors of another UFO flyover.
British. an overhead crossing, especially a highway overpass.
Informal: Usually Disparaging. noting a state or region of the U.S. between the East and West Coasts that is not typically considered to be a tourist destination and is flown over during intercoastal flights: What do those hicks in flyover country know anyway?

1900–05; noun and adjective use of verb phrase fly over Unabridged
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flyover (ˈflaɪˌəʊvə)
1.  (Brit) Also called: overpass
 a.  an intersection of two roads at which one is carried over the other by a bridge
 b.  such a bridge
2.  the US name for fly-past

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He eventually is forced to examine that flyover state and what it means for him.
Requesting a flyover is essentially a two-step process.
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