Anything midway between two points is halfway between them. A midway is also a place at a carnival where sideshow entertainment is located.

Being midway is being at a midpoint or the center. If you're halfway between home and school, you're midway between those two places. At the end of sophomore year, you're midway through high school. Another type of midway is part of a fair or carnival. On the midway, you'll find sideshow amusements such as a bearded lady, a snake charmer, or someone swallowing a sword.

Definitions of midway
  1. adverb
    at half the distance; at the middle
    synonyms: halfway
  2. adjective
    equally distant from the extremes
    synonyms: center, halfway, middle
    in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area
  3. noun
    the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
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