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Drôme

(French drom)
n
(Placename) a department of SE France, in Rhône-Alpes region. Capital: Valence. Pop: 452 652 (2003 est. Area: 6561 sq km (2559 sq miles)
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Noun1.Drôme - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargodrome - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
airdock, hangar, repair shed - a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
air terminal, airport terminal - a terminal that serves air travelers or air freight
control tower - a tower with an elevated workspace enclosed in glass for the visual observation of aircraft around an airport
heliport - an airport for helicopters
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Drivers were faced with miles of queues in the area of the Drome Corner Interchange at Deeside Industrial Park.
DROME CAFE AND FISH BAR 1230 KINGSBURY ROAD, CASTLE VALE.
This weekend however Ian is back in Liverpool and teaming up with MC Cyanide to celebrate Retro Trax's fifth birthday with a one-off Hard Dock and Drome reunion.
Enjoy lunch at the Elgin Hotel, 'Hot Ice' matinee performance at Blackpool Pleasure Beach Ice Drome plus free time to use your Pleasure Beach pass to enjoy some of its attractions.
They include: Cricket, begins December 28 with discounts on selected lines; Vivienne Westwood, from December 27 with 50% off initially; Corsetorium, sale continues, 50% off What Katie Did lingerie and Leg Avenue, plus 20% off other lines; Kids Cavern, all items half price from December 27; Amethyst, above, 50% off selected items as the sale continues in store; Drome, 40% off selected lines including Manish Arora, the Drome exclusive label in Liverpool worn by Katie Perry during the MTV European Music Awards.
Summary: The Secretary of GPC for Electricity, Waters & Gas met Thursday evening with the French Senator of Drome region and the accompanying parliamentarian delegation, currently on a visit to Libya.
The poem "drome is ook wonde" ("dreams are wounds as well") can be read as a central "ars poetica" of Breytenbach's work.
THE A494 TRUNK ROAD (DROME CORNER INTERCHANGE, FLINTSHIRE TO THE WALES/ENGLAND BORDER) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF VEHICLES) ORDER 201-THE WELSH MINISTERS propose, in not less than 7 days from the date of this Notice, to make an Order under section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, which is necessary because of the likelihood of a danger to the public due to the transportation of abnormal indivisible loads (AILs) on the A494 trunk road between Drome Park Interchange and the Wales/England Border, north of Deeside Park Interchange, Flintshire.
THE founders of Liverpool retailer Drome have completed the sale of their business to the co-founder of JD Sports.
London-based American blues singer Eric Bibb (pictured) will hit the 'drome on Friday the 13th to showcase his latest album Get Onboard, an ambitious fusion of gospel and folk.