étape

étape

[ey-tap; French ey-tap]
noun, plural étapes [ey-taps; French ey-tap] . Military.
1.
a place where troops camp after a day's march.
2.
a day's march.
3.
Archaic. supplies issued to troops during a march.

Origin:
< French; Middle French estaple < Middle Dutch stapel warehouse; see staple2

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