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aerodrome

[ air-uh-drohm ]
/ ˈɛər əˌdroʊm /
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noun Chiefly British.

airdrome.

RELATED WORDS

airfield, airstrip, airport, runway, strip, taxiway

Nearby words

aeroculture, aerodermectasia, aerodigestive, aerodonetics, aerodontalgia, aerodrome, aerodynamic, aerodynamic braking, aerodynamic trajectory, aerodynamic wave drag, aerodynamicist

Origin of aerodrome

First recorded in 1905–10; aero- + -drome
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British Dictionary definitions for aerodrome

aerodrome

US airdrome (ˈɛəˌdrəʊm)

/ (ˈɛərəˌdrəʊm) /

noun

a landing area, esp for private aircraft, that is usually smaller than an airport
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Word Origin and History for aerodrome

aerodrome


n.

1902, from aero- on analogy of hippodrome. Earlier (1891) a name for a flying machine.

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