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noun

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.

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Also called staging post .

Origin of staging area

First recorded in 1940–45
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staging area

noun

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