chokepoint

[chohk-point]
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noun

a place of greatest congestion and often hazard; bottleneck.

Origin of chokepoint

First recorded in 1965–70
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Contemporary Examples of chokepoint

  • Now the chokepoint is, predictably, the airfield at Port au Prince, which lost its air traffic control equipment.

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    Clive Irving

    January 15, 2010