airdrome

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n airdrome an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
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Usage

In literature:

Airplanes have made the trip from Washington to New York in very quick time, only to have to go on to Mineola to land on the airdrome there.
"Opportunities in Aviation" by Arthur Sweetser
The following blast swept the airdrome.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
Within the airdrome which covers Argon City the buildings are loosely constructed, even as they are on Earth.
"B-12's Moon Glow" by Charles A. Stearns
A large airdrome was constructed, as it was planned to make Staaken the post-war center of Zeppelin airship activity.
"Zeppelin" by Harry Vissering
German airdromes also were subjected to continuous attacks, hampering German operations to a considerable extent.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII)" by Various
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