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aerodrome

[air-uh-drohm] /ˈɛər əˌdroʊm/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; aero- + -drome
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  • There is a small airport, ashburton aerodrome, serving the town.
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aerodrome

/ˈɛərəˌdrəʊm/
noun
1.
a landing area, esp for private aircraft, that is usually smaller than an airport
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Word Origin and History for aerodrome
n.

1902, from aero- on analogy of hippodrome. Earlier (1891) a name for a flying machine.

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