staging post
noun Date: 1911 stopover 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • staging post — staging posts also staging post 1) N COUNT A staging post on a long journey is a place where people who are making that journey usually stop, for example to rest or to get new supplies. [BRIT] The island is a staging post for many visiting yachts …   English dictionary

  • staging post — noun A regular point of call on an air route • • • Main Entry: ↑stage * * * staging post, British. staging area. »France is the principal staging post between the Orient and the United States in the opium chain (Manchester Guardian Weekly). * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • staging post — n a place where people, planes, ships etc stop on a long journey, for example to rest or get supplies ▪ a staging post on the flight from Australia …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • staging post — staging ,post noun count BRITISH 1. ) OLD FASHIONED a place where travelers can stop during a long trip 2. ) one of the stages reached before achieving a final aim …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • staging post — ► NOUN ▪ a place at which people or vehicles regularly stop during a journey …   English terms dictionary

  • staging post — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms staging post : singular staging post plural staging posts British 1) old fashioned a place where travellers can stop during a long journey by land 2) one of the stages reached before achieving a final aim …   English dictionary

  • staging-post — see staging post …   English dictionary

  • staging post — noun (C) a place where a stop is regularly made on a long journey: Bahrain is a staging post on the flight from Britain to Australia. compare stopover …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • staging post — noun a place at which people or vehicles regularly stop during a journey …   English new terms dictionary

  • staging post — /ˈsteɪdʒɪŋ poʊst/ (say stayjing pohst) noun → stage (def. 7) …   Australian English dictionary

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