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staging area

noun
1.
an area, as a port of embarkation, where troops are assembled and readied for transit to a new field of operations.
2.
any area or place serving as a point of assembly or preparation on the way to a destination.
Also called staging post.
Origin of staging area
1940-1945
1940-45
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staging area

noun
1.
a general locality used as a checkpoint or regrouping area for military formations in transit
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