drome

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drome an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Drome drōm (Zoöl) The crab plover (Dromas ardeola), a peculiar North African bird, allied to the oyster catcher.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. Gr. droma`s running. See Dromedary

Usage

In literature:

Next day we passed two very impetuous streams, the Drome and the Isere.
"Travels Through France and Italy" by Tobias Smollett
If you cannot find them in this department (Vaucluse) hunt for them either in the Drome or the Isere, or in any other.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
BOURDEU (M.), formerly Prefect of the Drome, but turned out of office by the Revolution of 1848.
"A Zola Dictionary" by J. G. Patterson
Then the Asas made another chain twice as strong, which they called Drome.
"The Story of Siegfried" by James Baldwin
Born at Crest (Drome).
"Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D." by Clara Erskine Clement
Drome, France, on the Isere, 12 m. NE.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The scene was a great bowl-shaped motor-drome.
"Psychology and Achievement" by Warren Hilton
The advanced guard of the second corps, conducted by M. Descars, met no serious resistance, till it came to pass the Drome.
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
Lester flopped heavily, and skidded across the bottom of the 'drome.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
The first took place on the 8th of August, at Chateaudouble, a manufacturing village in Drome.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
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In poetry:

The roads also have their wistful rest,
When the weathercocks perch still and roost,
And the looks of men turn kind to clocks
And the trams go empty to their drome.
The streets also dream their dream.
"The Roads Also" by Wilfred Owen

In news:

This Week In The 'Drome: Crazy Russian petro-gazillionaire stealing our precious bodily fluids, Vandy and The Beav, the veracity of Sylvia and more.
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But All I Heard Was The ' Drome Bouncing Off A Satellite.
This Week In The ' Drome : Building a radio battle, dissing Dickey, shipping Shea, winds of change on West End and more.
Sports Beyond Thunder ' Drome : Better Know The Predators.
This Week In The 'Drome: Historic wins, next steps, Dromeversary and more.
This Week In The 'Drome: Everything that's old is new again, Memphis blues, and more.
This Week In The 'Drome: Two of my favorites, unlikely favorites, favorite targets, the NHL's favorite weapon and more.
This week in The 'Drome: The Battle of Franklin, Trotzy gets crankin', the TSSAA needs a spankin' and a funny picture of a buffalo.
This Week In The 'Drome: The Mueller Code, the East Coast notices us, in-state hate and enough onomatopoeia to fill a pre-school reader.
This Week In The 'Drome: Bud is old, the black and gold, hockey's still cold and more.
This Week In The 'Drome: Still no hockey, winning is suddenly allowed in football, bright lights in the big city and more.
This Week In The 'Drome: A classic conundrum, a predictable outcome, flicking the scabs and more.
This week in The 'Drome: Radio's nowhere, Titans fade away, a Predator rising, Vandy's waiting on a sunny day, and the usual in-jokes brilliantly disguised as commentary.
This Week In The 'Drome: Bland wars, Greatlettsville, Vandy goes viral again, and more.
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