staging area

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  1. an area, as a port of embarkation, where troops are assembled and readied for transit to a new field of operations.

  2. any area or place serving as a point of assembly or preparation on the way to a destination.

Origin of staging area

First recorded in 1940–45
  • Also called staging post .

Words Nearby staging area Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for staging area

staging area

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

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