stamping ground

noun
\ ˈstam-piŋ How to pronounce stamping ground (audio) , ˈstäm-, ˈstȯm- \

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Examples of stamping ground in a Sentence

if she isn't at home, you can usually find her at the local library, her favorite stamping ground
Recent Examples on the Web Greece’s banking sector has been a stamping ground for international investors since the country’s emergence from crippling bailout programs and years of economic turmoil. Margot Patrick, WSJ, 9 June 2021 Each has its own strong personality, stamping ground and cat frenemies. Star Tribune, 27 Aug. 2020 Once a stamping ground where rugged, able stuntmen such as Cliff made an all-American genre staple, the place is now a decaying gynocracy where hippie chicks laze about all day. Kyle Smith, National Review, 13 Dec. 2019 There’d also be a pit stop in neighboring Harpswell, a stamping ground of hers as a girl. BostonGlobe.com, 18 Oct. 2019 Thursday marked his first game at his old stamping grounds. Los Angeles Times, 29 Aug. 2019 Joined by New Orleans drummer Doug Belote, Woodward and Hunter play a series of gigs around Hunter’s former stamping grounds, kicking off Aug. 8 at the Mission District’s Make Out Room. Andrew Gilbert, The Mercury News, 5 Aug. 2019 This was the stamping grounds of Samuel Newhouse, a silver mining magnate who erected the Boston and Newhouse buildings, Salt Lake City’s first skyscrapers. James Charisma, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2019 The Pennsylvania coal capital is probably best known as the stamping ground of Andrew Carnegie, and other Gilded Age titans. BostonGlobe.com, 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of stamping ground

1786, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stamping ground was in 1786

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12 Jun 2021

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“Stamping ground.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stamping%20ground. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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