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airdrome

[air-drohm] /ˈɛərˌdroʊm/
noun
1.
a landing field for airplanes that has extensive buildings, equipment, shelters, etc.; airport.
Also, especially British, aerodrome.
Origin of airdrome
1915-1920
1915-20; air1 + -drome
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  • Within the airdrome which covers Argon City the buildings are loosely constructed, even as they are on Earth.

    B-12's Moon Glow Charles A. Stearns
  • The lights here on the airdrome will be sufficient to land by.

    Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol Henry Harley Arnold
  • Bill landed his plane on the airdrome and was glad to be back at the base.

    Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol Henry Harley Arnold
  • Bruce, you will leave with your Flight when you have straightened up the airdrome.

    Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol Henry Harley Arnold
  • Bill got in and the plane started on its way across the airdrome.

    Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol Henry Harley Arnold
  • We will always have one plane in the airdrome waiting for such service.

    Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol Henry Harley Arnold
  • The afternoons flying events started with the two Flights leaving the airdrome in formation.

    Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol Henry Harley Arnold
  • Smith taxied across the airdrome and the plane was soon in the air.

    Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol Henry Harley Arnold
  • At that moment two men from the airdrome came running out and demanded an explanation of what had happened.

    Secrets of the Andes James H. Foster
  • The flight to the airdrome some six kilometers south of Epernay was made without incident.

    Aces Up Covington Clarke
British Dictionary definitions for airdrome

airdrome

/ˈɛəˌdrəʊm/
noun
1.
the US name for aerodrome
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