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jumping–off place

noun \ˌjəm-piŋ-ˈf-\

Definition of JUMPING-OFF PLACE

1
:  a remote or isolated place
2
:  a place or point from which an enterprise, investigation, or discussion is launched —called also jumping-off point

First Known Use of JUMPING-OFF PLACE

1826

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