spawning ground

noun

Definition of spawning ground

1 : a place where animals (such as fish or frogs) go to lay eggs
2 : a place where something is created or produced often in large numbers The country is a spawning ground for terrorists.

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“Spawning ground.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spawning%20ground. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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