Definition of cosmodrome in English:


Syllabification: cos·mo·drome
Pronunciation: /ˈkäzməˌdrōm


(In the countries of the former Soviet Union) a launching site for spacecraft.
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  • Soyuz vehicles will launch both spacecraft from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
  • The satellite will be carried into space from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan by a Soyuz launcher.
  • The Baikonur cosmodrome has been the launch site of all of the Russian piloted spaceflights, including Sputnik 1 and this Soyuz-TM rocket.


1950s: from cosmo- + -drome, on the pattern of aerodrome.

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