Definition of drome in English:

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Pronunciation: /drəʊm/


informal, dated
An aerodrome.
Example sentences
  • The large Butlin's holiday centre in Minehead, having built a stately pleasure drome over itself, is now an ‘all-weather holiday centre’ and is filled all year round with people doing whatever it is that people do at Butlins.
  • During the high-level cruise back to ‘home drome,’ after exiting that very same low-level route, the cockpit began filling with very strong and instantly irritating electrical fumes.


Early 20th century: shortened form.

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