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staging area

an area, as a port of embarkation, where troops are assembled and readied for transit to a new field of operations.
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
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for staging area

staging area

a general locality used as a checkpoint or regrouping area for military formations in transit
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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