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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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Forward to the present: the Missouri Digital Heritage's website describes the 'World's Fair' as follows: 'The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, commonly known as the Saint Louis World's Fair of 1904, was the last great international exposition before World War I.
Around 6 million people go up the tower every year, in addition to the crowds who just come to look at Gustave Eiffel's creation, designed for the 1889 World's Fair. It was the world's tallest monument at the time, and thanks to strict urban planning rules, it still looms large above the Paris skyline.
Claire Lost Her Bear at the World's Fair is a children's picturebook with a delightful, graphic-novel style story about a young girl, her beloved toy bear, and their memorable visit to the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Time capsules are a relatively new invention that became famous in 1930s with the burial of the Westinghouse Time Capsule at the World's Fair. In fact, the Westinghouse Time Capsules are two time capsules prepared by the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company.
On May 1, 1893, the Chicago World's Fair: Columbian Exposition opened to the public and 27 million people from all over the world flooded the city of Chicago.
The US pavilion at the 2020 World's Fair will highlight American ingenuity and leadership in commerce and culture, particularly in the field of mobility: social, physical, and mechanical.
The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World's Fair
Louis World's Fare Heritage Festival in Forest Park at the World's Fair Pavilion August 19th-21st.
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.
The Unisphere at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in New York City--a park not too distant from where I grew up--was built as the icon of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair. It was dedicated to celebrate "man's achievements on a shrinking globe in an expanding universe."
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.

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