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Drome \Drome\ (dr[=o]m), n. [F., fr. Gr. droma`s running. See Dromedary.] (Zo["o]l.) The crab plover ( Dromas ardeola), a peculiar North African bird, allied to the oyster catcher.


Drome \Drome\ (dr[=o]m), n. Short for A[eum]rodrome. [Slang]


n. The crab plover (''Dromas ardeola''), a North African bird allied to the oystercatcher.


Drôme (; Droma in Occitan, Drôma in Arpitan) is a department in southeastern France named after the Drôme River.

Drôme (river)

The Drôme , a river in southeastern France, has a length of 111 km and a watershed of 1,663 km² and is a left tributary of the Rhône. Its source is in the western foothills of the Alps, near the village Valdrôme. It flows into the Rhône near Loriol-sur-Drôme, between Valence and Montélimar. Tributaries of the Drôme include the Bez (or Bès), the Roanne and the Gervanne.

The Drôme flows through the following départements and towns:

  • Drôme (named after the river): Valdrôme, Luc-en-Diois, Die, Saillans, Allex, Crest, Loriol-sur-Drôme, Livron-sur-Drôme
  • Ardèche : Le Pouzin
Drome (novel)

Drome is a fantasy novel, written and illustrated by John Martin Leahy. It was first published in book form in 1952 by Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. in an edition of 1,000 copies. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Weird Tales in five parts beginning January 1927.

Drôme (disambiguation)

'''Drôme ''' can mean:

  • Drôme, a department of south east France
  • Drôme River, a left tributary of the Rhône which gave its name to the department
  • Drôme River, Normandy, a smaller left tributary of the Aure River in northern France
Drôme (Aure)

The Drôme is a 57.9 km long river in Normandy. Its source is on the border of the Manche and Calvados departments, at le Grand Cauville locality, near Saint-Martin-des-Besaces and joins the Aure, left bank at Maisons, downstream of Bayeux in the Bessin region. It is a sub-affluent of the Vire.

Usage examples of "drome".

At that moment Henry Drome broke away from his conversation and came over to the three Jamisson men.

As they jogged down the glen Henry Drome engaged Lizzie in conversation.

The memory of the huge dead face of the drome was trying to come back into her mind, but fury gave it no space.

After all, the drome was making her dream, but she was doing the dreaming.

The drome was lurching towards her, podgy white fingers grasping the air.

She saw a drome in the distance ahead of her, standing half-hidden behind a tree.

It looks as though a drome can get lost in its own dream, she thought.

The meet was set for the Drome at 2300, but I rode the tube three stops past the closest platform and walked back.

The Drome is a single narrow space with a bar down one side and tables along the other, thick with pimps and handlers and an arcane array of dealers.

The police would be boring the Drome regulars with questions about Ralfi.

But it was always the new ones to the drome that made the advances, for it had got around that I was unmarried and had a child, and in some perverse way this seemed to give me a form of protection, at least in the daylight.

In the centre of the square formed by the dromes the air was full of mist.

The hooftracks, and the tracks of Roland, led down past the tame dromes and into the cloud.

But she could make out three more dromes now, their big round soggy faces peering at her around tree trunks.

There were some of the people from the summer pictures, but there were also dromes and the headless horseman and the Bumble-Bee women.