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landing field

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noun
  1. an area of land large and smooth enough for the landing and takeoff of aircraft.
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Origin of landing field

First recorded in 1920–25
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Examples from the Web for landing field

Historical Examples

  • 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

  • There was a waterworks and a landing-field; a power house and a library.

    Mask of Death

    Paul Ernst

  • Every city in the United States will have a landing-field and hangars for airplanes, as well as mechanics to care for them.

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for landing field

landing field

noun
  1. an area of land on which aircraft land and from which they take off
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