- a supersonic passenger aircraft manufactured and operated jointly by England and France.
Examples from the Web for concorde
In 1994 she redesigned the interiors of the supersonic Concorde for Air France.Andrée Putman, ‘the Grande Dame of Design,’ Revolutionized Interiors
January 20, 2013
I left the New York Post in 1998 and boarded the morning Concorde to London, bound for the London Sun.A Murdoch Top Editor: How I Kicked Booze
April 21, 2010
Their accelerating crack-up was like a sonic boom: You heard it only after the Concorde was gone.The Last of the Wasps
September 27, 2009
And 'Concorde' is enough like Concord, Mass., to make me remember the name.Kent Knowles: Quahaug
Joseph C. Lincoln
His feet were dragging as he reached the Concorde moving-picture theater.
There could be little doubt that she was in pursuit of the “Concorde.”
The enemy was seen to be shortening sail, so as not to pass the “Concorde.”
"To the Concorde station, Metropolitan," he said to the driver.Arsne Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes
- the first commercial supersonic airliner. Of Anglo-French construction, it is capable of cruising at over 2160 km per hr (1200 mph)
Word Origin and History for concorde
supersonic passenger airliner, operating from 1976 to 2003, from French concorde, literally "harmony, agreement" (see concord), reflecting the Anglo-French collaborative agreement that produced it.