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flying field

noun, Aeronautics
a small landing field with short runways and facilities for servicing airplanes on a lesser scale than an airport.
Origin of flying field
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We may watch them as they descend to their flying-field, dropping down to earth, one by one.

    High Adventure James Norman Hall
  • All the crowd from the flying-field were running toward him, yelling.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • Wilbur Wright had a similar shack built on his flying-field in France, and planned to do his own cooking.

    Historic Inventions Rupert S. Holland
British Dictionary definitions for flying-field

flying field

a small airport; an airfield
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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