staging post

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With its deep harbor and strategic location, Havana soon became the staging post for brutal missions of discovery. Néstor Martí, Smithsonian, "The Man Who Saved Havana," 18 Apr. 2018 But those are just staging posts—the physicist had his eye on the closest star system to ours, Alpha Centauri. David Meyer, Fortune, "What the Late Stephen Hawking, Who Studied the Universe's Past, Said About Our Future," 13 Mar. 2018

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1911, in the meaning defined above

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staging post

noun

English Language Learners Definition of staging post

: a place where people can stop for rest, supplies, etc., during a long journey

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