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vantage ground

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noun
  1. a position or place that gives one an advantage, as for action, view, or defense.
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Origin of vantage ground

First recorded in 1605–15
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Examples from the Web for vantage ground

Historical Examples

  • The region beyond him he regards from this vantage-ground of unquestioned security.

    A Dish Of Orts

    George MacDonald

  • “They are there,” said I, surveying from my vantage-ground the thinning ranks.

    The First Violin

    Jessie Fothergill

  • She was trying hard to find some vantage-ground over the old lady.

  • No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth.

    Familiar Quotations

    John Bartlett

  • The anti-Christian must be deprived of his vantage-ground by the denial of truth.


British Dictionary definitions for vantage ground

vantage ground

noun
  1. a position or condition affording superiority or advantage over or as if over an opponent
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