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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halfway  \Half"way`\,  adv 
  In  the  middle;  at  half  the  distance;  imperfectly;  partially; 
  as  he  halfway  yielded. 
 
  Temples  proud  to  meet  their  gods  halfway.  --Young. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halfway  \Half"way`\,  a. 
  Equally  distant  from  the  extremes;  situated  at  an 
  intermediate  point;  midway. 
 
  {Halfway  covenant},  a  practice  among  the  Congregational 
  churches  of  New  England,  between  1657  and  1662,  of 
  permitting  baptized  persons  of  moral  life  and  orthodox 
  faith  to  enjoy  all  the  privileges  of  church  membership, 
  save  the  partaking  of  the  Lord's  Supper.  They  were  also 
  allowed  to  present  their  children  for  baptism. 
 
  {Halfway  house},  an  inn  or  place  of  call  midway  on  a  journey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  halfway 
  adj  1:  equally  distant  from  the  extremes  [syn:  {center(a)},  {middle(a)}, 
  {midway}] 
  2:  at  a  point  midway  between  two  extremes;  "at  the  halfway 
  mark" 
  3:  including  only  half  or  a  portion;  "halfway  measures" 
  adv  :  at  half  the  distance;  at  the  middle;  "he  was  halfway  down 
  the  ladder  when  he  fell"  [syn:  {midway}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Halfway,  MD  (CDP,  FIPS  36125) 
  Location:  39.61317  N,  77.77065  W 
  Population  (1990):  8873  (3818  housing  units) 
  Area:  11.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Halfway,  MO  (village,  FIPS  29962) 
  Location:  37.61605  N,  93.23560  W 
  Population  (1990):  171  (72  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Halfway,  OR  (town,  FIPS  31650) 
  Location:  44.87677  N,  117.10897  W 
  Population  (1990):  311  (189  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  97834 




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