from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A graded field on which airplanes may land and take off.
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- n. a place where planes take off and land
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She was alive, yet still earth-bound as she taxied slowly to the extremity of the flying field and headed into the wind, her nose slanting into the air and her pilot seated in his strange new office atop her graceful wings, the leading edge straight, the trailing edge tapering to a rounded tip.
Meanwhile the ambulance had bumped off the flying field onto the lower road and had passed the main entrance gates of Caesar’s Court.
It was Laminoff who insisted that the flying field must be made a customs port.