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landing field

an area of land large and smooth enough for the landing and takeoff of aircraft.
Origin of landing field
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The landing-field force-field locked on to it, and its descent began.

    Pariah Planet Murray Leinster
  • "We stopped at the landing-field at Townley and had our talk," he went on.

    In Apple-Blossom Time Clara Louise Burnham
  • Every city in the United States will have a landing-field and hangars for airplanes, as well as mechanics to care for them.

    Opportunities in Aviation Arthur Sweetser
  • A flight of fifteen minutes brought me within sight of the large white circle which marks the landing-field at R——.

    High Adventure James Norman Hall
  • There was a waterworks and a landing-field; a power house and a library.

    Mask of Death Paul Ernst
  • Ben, taking an occasional look around at his passenger, flew directly on toward a landing-field.

    In Apple-Blossom Time Clara Louise Burnham
British Dictionary definitions for landing-field

landing field

an area of land on which aircraft land and from which they take off
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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