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aerodrome (n.)

1902, "hangar for airships," from aero- on analogy of hippodrome. From 1909 as "airport." Earlier (1891) a name for a flying machine, from Greek aerodromos "a running through the air."

updated on November 12, 2016

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Definitions of aerodrome from WordNet

aerodrome (n.)
an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo;
Synonyms: airport / airdrome / drome
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