from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British An airdrome.
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- n. An airfield:
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A shed for housing an airship or aëroplane.
- n. A ground or field, esp. one equipped with housing and other facilities, used for flying purposes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A flying-machine supported by aëroplanes and having a motor and a rudder for navigating the air; specifically, a machine of this kind invented and named by S. P. Langley.
- n. A course for testing or practising with aëroplanes or other flying-machines.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
From aero-, by analogy with hippodrome ("horse racecourse"), from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)