airdrome

[ air-drohm ]
/ ˈɛərˌdroʊm /

noun

a landing field for airplanes that has extensive buildings, equipment, shelters, etc.; airport.

Nearby words

  1. aircraftswoman,
  2. aircrew,
  3. aircrewman,
  4. airdate,
  5. airdrie,
  6. airdrop,
  7. aire,
  8. airedale,
  9. airedale terrier,
  10. airfare

Also especially British, aerodrome.

Origin of airdrome

First recorded in 1915–20; air1 + -drome

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airdrome

/ (ˈɛəˌdrəʊm) /

noun

the US name for aerodrome
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