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a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) on public display — typically shown for a limited time (such as six months)


a detailed explanation or background of a specific topic
  • He designed for International Expositions.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (7% in)
  • The Columbian Exposition of Chicago opened in the year 1893.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (60% in)
  • Henry Cameron had refused to work for the Columbian Exposition, and had called it names that were unprintable, but repeatable, though not in mixed company.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (62% in)
  • To sanction it there was Culture; there were twenty centuries unrolling in moldering ruins; there was the great Exposition; there was every European post card in every family album.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (65% in)
  • In the spring of 1936 a western city completed plans for a World's Fair to be held next year, an international exposition to be known as "The March of the Centuries.
    4.1 — Part 4 Chapter 1 (88% in)
  • He held it up: the page that bore photographed drawings of the buildings for "The March of the Centuries" exposition.
    4.4 — Part 4 Chapter 4 (76% in)
  • There was "The March of the Centuries" exposition, but that alone could not have mattered.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (4% in)
  • Everything else written about the architectural merits of the exposition had been of the same order.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (5% in)
  • He knew only that tickets to "The March of the Centuries" were being palmed off at Screeno games in theaters, and that the sensation of the exposition, the financial savior, was somebody named Juanita Fay who danced with a live peacock as sole garment.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (8% in)

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