Definitions for fairwayˈfɛərˌweɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fair•wayˈfɛərˌweɪ(n.)

  1. an unobstructed passage, way, or area.

  2. the part of a golf course where the grass is cut short between the tees and the putting greens, exclusive of the rough, trees, and hazards.

    Category: Sport

  3. the navigable portion of a waterway.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Origin of fairway:

1515–25

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fairway(noun)

    the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short

  2. fairway(noun)

    the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters

  3. fairway(noun)

    a tract of ground free of obstacles to movement

Wiktionary

  1. fairway(Noun)

    the area between the tee and the green, where the grass is cut short

  2. fairway(Noun)

    any tract of land free from obstacles

  3. fairway(Noun)

    (Military) A channel either from offshore, in a river, or in a harbor that has enough depth to accommodate the draft of large vessels.(JP 4-01.6)

  4. fairway(Noun)

    a navigable channel in a harbour, offshore etc; the usual course taken by vessels in such places.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fairway(noun)

    the navigable part of a river, bay, etc., through which vessels enter or depart; the part of a harbor or channel ehich is kept open and unobstructed for the passage of vessels

Freebase

  1. Fairway

    Fairway is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States. It is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,882.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. fairway

    A channel either from offshore, in a river, or in a harbor that has enough depth to accommodate the draft of large vessels. See also draft; watercraft.

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