staging post

noun

Definition of staging post

Examples of staging post in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The British awards, known as the BAFTAs, are usually held a week or two before the Academy Awards and have become an important awards-season staging post. Jill Lawless, USA TODAY, 13 Mar. 2022 Ukrainian troops recaptured the nearby town of Baklanova Muraviika, which Russian troops could use as a staging post to move toward Kyiv. Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times, 11 Mar. 2022 Archaeologists say town was likely an important staging post for travelers and soldiers passing on their way to and from the Roman garrison at what is now Alchester, per BBC News. David Kindy, Smithsonian Magazine, 11 Feb. 2022 The British awards are usually held a week or two before the Academy Awards and have become an important awards-season staging post. Author: Jill Lawless, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Apr. 2021 The British awards are usually held a week or two before the Academy Awards and have become an important awards-season staging post. Jill Lawless, USA TODAY, 12 Apr. 2021 The British awards are usually held a week or two before the Academy Awards and have become an important awards-season staging post. Author: Jill Lawless, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Apr. 2021 The British awards are usually held a week or two before the Academy Awards and have become an important awards-season staging post. Jill Lawless, USA TODAY, 12 Apr. 2021 The British awards are usually held a week or two before the Academy Awards and have become an important awards-season staging post. Author: Jill Lawless, Anchorage Daily News, 12 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of staging post

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Staging post.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staging%20post. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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