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airstrip

[air-strip] /ˈɛərˌstrɪp/
noun
1.
a small landing field having only one runway.
2.
a temporary or auxiliary aircraft runway.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; air1 + strip2
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British Dictionary definitions for airstrip

airstrip

/ˈɛəˌstrɪp/
noun
1.
a cleared area for the landing and taking off of aircraft; runway Also called landing strip
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