[adverb, adjective mid-wey; noun mid-wey] /adverb, adjective ˈmɪdˈweɪ; noun ˈmɪdˌweɪ/
in the middle of the way or distance; halfway.
a place or part situated midway.
(often initial capital letter) the place or way, as at a fair or carnival, on or along which sideshows and similar amusements are located.
the amusements, concessions, etc., located on or around this place or way.
several U.S. islets in the N Pacific, about 1300 miles (2095 km) NW of Hawaii: Japanese defeated in a naval battle June, 1942; 2 sq. mi. (5 sq. km).
an airport in Chicago.
in or at the middle of the distance; halfway
(US & Canadian) a place in a fair, carnival, etc, where sideshows are located
(obsolete) a middle place, way, etc
Old English mid-weg “the middle of a way or distance;” see mid + way (n.). Meaning “central avenue of a fairground” is first recorded 1893, American English, in reference to the Midway Plaisance of the Worlds Columbian Exposition held that year in Chicago. The Pacific island group so called for being midway between America and Asia. As an adverb from late Old English.
- Midway islands
plural noun 1. an atoll in the central Pacific, about 2100 km (1300 miles) northwest of Honolulu: annexed by the US in 1867: scene of a decisive battle (June, 1942), in which the US combined fleets destroyed Japan’s carrier fleet. Pop: 40 (2013 est). Area: 5 sq km (2 sq miles)
[noun mid-week, -week; adjective mid-week] /noun ˈmɪdˈwik, -ˌwik; adjective ˈmɪdˌwik/ noun 1. the middle of the . 2. (initial capital letter) (among the Quakers) Wednesday. adjective 3. of, relating to, or occurring in the middle of the . /ˈmɪdˈwiːk/ noun 1.
[mid-week-lee] /ˌmɪdˈwik li/ adjective 1. . adverb 2. in the middle of the week.
[mid-west] /ˈmɪdˈwɛst/ noun 1. . adjective 2. Also, Midwestern. . /ˈmɪdˈwɛst/ noun 1. the N central part of the US; the region consisting of the states from Ohio westwards that border on the Great Lakes, often extended to include the upper Mississippi and Missouri valleys n. 1926, in U.S. geographical sense, from earlier Midwestern (1889) […]