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world's fair

(wûrldz)
n.
A large exposition featuring exhibits, as of arts and crafts, scientific discoveries, and products of industry and agriculture, provided by countries from around the world.

world's′ fair′


n.
a large international exposition of arts, crafts, industrial products, scientific achievements, etc.
[1840–50, Amer.]
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Drawn from the Chicago Tribune's vast archives, "A Century of Progress: A Photographic Tour of the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair" is a collection of rare (and in many cases previously unseen) photographs that document the Century of Progress International Exposition, the world's fair held in Chicago from 1933 to 1934.
It is 1939 and the World's fair is taking place in Flushing Meadows' Corona Park in Queens, New York, the same place that the 1964 World fair will be held.
This issue presents another interesting series of commercially produced postcards with Sioux subjects, all participants at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and World's Fair, held in St Louis, Missouri, between 30 April and 1 December 1904.
Like the borough that hosted the World's Fair some 50 years ago, the scent of Bond No.
A hand-painted mural of the Ferris wheel at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair was highlighted.
In honor of the 40th anniversary of the 1974 Expo World's Fair in Spokane, WA, Spokane's own No-Li Brewing Co.
NEW YORK -- They were designed for the 1964 World's Fair as sleek, space-age visions of the future: three towers topped by flying-saucer-like platforms, and a pavilion of pillars with a suspended, shimmering roof that was billed as the ''Tent of Tomorrow.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Disney on Friday launched a website to create a global sing-along for "it's a small world," marking 50 years since the classic attraction with the unforgettable earworm of a song opened at the 1964 World's Fair in New York.
The articles selected for this volume go beyond the often analyzed Chicago World's Fair of 1893.
Doctorow; who mined his own Depression-era childhood in New York for the 1986 National Book Award-winning World's Fair.
Although the subject of Theda Perdue's new study was not a recognized world's fair, it belongs to the genre by pretense and aspiration.
Projecting America, 1958; film and cultural diplomacy at the Brussels World's Fair.

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