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rest area

noun
1.
(Austral & NZ) a motorists' stopping place, usually off a highway, equipped with tables, seats, etc
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  • The popular supposition amongst the troops was that they were bound for a rest area.

  • For the battalion had just spent three days in the rest area and was due to take over the line on the fourth day.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • But nothing came of it but heavy casualties, and it was decided to send the Division back to the rest area again.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • So that each brigade spent sixteen days in the line, and then eight days in the rest area about Neuville Vitasse.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • I got this information, just too late, as we were now under orders to move back to the rest area.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • Thus a brigade went to close support for four days, to the front line for four days, and then back to the rest area for four days.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • On December 20 we were relieved and moved back to the rest area at Brandhoek, where we were glad to have four days' rest.

    Q.6.a and Other places Francis Buckley
  • We were going on another ten miles to the place which a week ago was to have become the rest area for Divisional Headquarters.

    Pushed and the Return Push George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)

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