Concorde

Concorde

[kon-kawrd, kong-, kon-kawrd, kong-]
Trademark.
a supersonic passenger aircraft manufactured and operated jointly by England and France.
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Concorde (ˈkɒnkɔːd, ˈkɒŋ-)
 
n
the first commercial supersonic airliner. Of Anglo-French construction, it is capable of cruising at over 2160 km per hr (1200 mph)

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Concorde
supersonic passenger airliner, operating from 1976 to 2003, from Fr. concorde, lit. "harmony, agreement" (see concord), reflecting the Anglo-French collaborative agreement that produced it.
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