staging post

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Recent Examples on the Web These wide-open spaces in the heart of the capital were the scene not only of army recruitment fairs and troop staging posts, but also for battle planning and barracks. B.r., The Economist, "The violent history of London’s Royal Parks," 22 Nov. 2019 The lasting image for most is that of Wilson and Sherman going along with the NBC’s staged post-game plan to have members of the winning team eat turkey at midfield. Bob Condotta, The Seattle Times, "Introducing, the top 5 Thursday Night Football moments in the Pete Carroll era of Seahawks history," 14 Nov. 2018 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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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 26 May. 2020.

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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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