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rest area

noun
1.
(Austral & NZ) a motorists' stopping place, usually off a highway, equipped with tables, seats, etc
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  • We were going on another ten miles to the place which a week ago was to have become the rest area for Divisional Headquarters.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
  • The popular supposition amongst the troops was that they were bound for a rest area.

  • I got this information, just too late, as we were now under orders to move back to the rest area.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • So that each brigade spent sixteen days in the line, and then eight days in the rest area about Neuville Vitasse.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • For the battalion had just spent three days in the rest area and was due to take over the line on the fourth day.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • On December 20 we were relieved and moved back to the rest area at Brandhoek, where we were glad to have four days' rest.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • But nothing came of it but heavy casualties, and it was decided to send the Division back to the rest area again.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • The main John Day fault, which here is buried under river gravel, is believed to be just south of the rest area.

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