[kon-kawrd, kong-, kon-kawrd, kong-]


a supersonic passenger aircraft manufactured and operated jointly by England and France. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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jet, blowtorch, ramjet, turbojet

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the first commercial supersonic airliner. Of Anglo-French construction, it is capable of cruising at over 2160 km per hr (1200 mph)
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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.

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