Definition of Drome

1. Noun. An airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo.




Definition of Drome

1. n. The crab plover (Dromas ardeola), a peculiar North African bird, allied to the oyster catcher.

2. n. Short for Aërodrome.

Definition of Drome

1. Proper noun. One of the départements of Rhône-Alpes, France (INSEE code 26) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drome

1. an aerodrome [n -S]

Medical Definition of Drome

1. The crab plover (Dromas ardeola), a peculiar North African bird, allied to the oyster catcher. Origin: F, fr. Gr. Running. See Dromedary. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drome

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drome (current term)
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Literary usage of Drome

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1. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1831)
"The Rhone forms a western limit throughout the whole length of the department of drome ; the road on the banks mt-nt of of the river crosses first ..."

2. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"drome, a department of France, on the e. bank of the Rhone, to the s. of the department of Isère. Area, 2500 sq. miles. Pop. ..."

3. The Missionary Gazetteer: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical Account ...by Bela Bates Edwards, Charles Williams by Bela Bates Edwards, Charles Williams (1832)
"... a commune without its school, and there are few uneducated children ; while, in the departments of the Ardeche and the drome, the ignorance is extreme. ..."

4. Reboisement in France: Or, Records of the Replanting of the Alps, the by John Croumbie Brown (1880)
"Department of the drome. The former independent State of Dauphiny included, besides what are now the departments of the High Alps and the department of the ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1851)
"... De la drome, and Remusat—The Bill carried—Speech of M. de Montalembert on Observance of Sunday in France. AT the sitting of the 5th of illustrious ..."

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