landing field

landing field
land′ing field`
aer. an area of land large and smooth enough for the landing and takeoff of aircraft
Etymology: 1920–25

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • landing field — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. airfield, flying field, airstrip; see airport …   English dictionary for students

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