aerodrome

noun
aero·​drome | \ ˈer-ə-ˌdrōm How to pronounce aerodrome (audio) \

Definition of aerodrome

chiefly British

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Synonyms for aerodrome

Synonyms

airdrome, airfield, airport, field

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Examples of aerodrome in a Sentence

landed at the aerodrome in Surrey, south of London

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The company envisions rooftop aerodromes servicing a fleet of fixed-wing air taxis, carrying four passengers plus a pilot. Dan Neil, WSJ, "The First Flying-Car Review," 12 Sep. 2018 The military report cited by NTV says that on Sept. 16 a lieutenant colonel and a senior lieutenant carried out a sortie at 2:47 p.m. from an aerodrome to practice live fire combat exercises. David Filipov, Washington Post, "A Russian helicopter accidentally fired on spectators during war games, state TV says," 19 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of aerodrome

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerodrome

aero- + -drome

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The first known use of aerodrome was in 1902

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