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English definition of “fairway”

fairway

noun [C]     /ˈfeə.weɪ/ US  /ˈfer-/
in golf , the area of short grass between the tee (= place where you first hit the ball ) and the green (= place where the ball should enter a hole ): He completely missed the fairway from his tee shot , and his ball ended up in the bushes .Golf
(Definition of fairway noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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