tankodrome

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Etymology[edit]

1918, tank +‎ -o- +‎ -drome, after aerodrome.

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Hyphenation: tanko‧drome

Noun[edit]

tankodrome (plural tankodromes)

  1. (obsolete, military) A training location for use of tanks; tank park.
    • 1919, Blackwood's Magazine, v 205, W. Blackwood, p 588:
      Prospective tank-drivers tramped up early every morning to the Tank Park or “Tankodrome”—a couple of large fields in which workshops had been erected, some trenches dug, and a few shell-craters blown