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hub-and-spoke

[huhb-uh n-spohk] /ˈhʌb ənˈspoʊk/
adjective
1.
of or designating a system of air transportation by which local flights carry passengers to one major regional airport where they can board long-distance or other local flights for their final destinations.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
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British Dictionary definitions for hub and spoke

hub-and-spoke

noun
1.
(modifier) denoting a method of organizing intercontinental air traffic in which one major airport is used as a feeder for local airports Sometimes shortened to hub
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