airdrome

[air-drohm]
noun
a landing field for airplanes that has extensive buildings, equipment, shelters, etc.; airport.
Also, especially British, aerodrome.


Origin:
1915–20; air1 + -drome

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aerodrome or (US) airdrome (ˈɛərəˌdrəʊm, ˈɛəˌdrəʊm)
 
n
obsolete a landing area, esp for private aircraft, that is usually smaller than an airport
 
airdrome or (US) airdrome
 
n

airdrome (ˈɛəˌdrəʊm)
 
n
the US name for aerodrome

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It faced into the prevailing wind and a land airdrome could be easily made.
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