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home base

Baseball. home plate.
home (def 9).
home (def 8).
Origin of home base
An Americanism dating back to 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The boys decided that they would at once move their traps from the hotel and make permanent headquarters at their home base.

  • But what have been the effects of this war upon the home base of missions?

  • The rear, or the reserve army, is where you call 'home base.'

    The Wonder of War on Land Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • She would rest for a few hours, then go soaring back to home base where she was to have two whole days to herself.

    Gypsy Flight Roy J. Snell
  • It illustrates the importance of prayer from the home base for those on the field.

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