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staging post Line breaks: sta¦ging post

Definition of staging post in English:


A place at which people, vehicles, or aircraft regularly stop when making a particular journey: the island was used by the company as a staging post for its ships figurative a staging post in the sport’s history
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  • It's very wild country and after nearly one hundred kilometres of this, the track arrives at Gangotri, the last staging post on the journey.
  • Britain was then mainly interested in the area as a staging post on routes to its empire further east.
  • Its 3,000 ft volcanic peaks make it unsuitable for agriculture or industry, but Britain colonised it almost 350 years ago as a staging post for shipping.
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