Definition of stamping ground in English:

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stamping ground

Pronunciation:
(North American also stomping ground)

noun

A place where someone regularly spends time; a favourite haunt: they fear that rich trendsetters will encroach on their favourite stamping ground it was my old stamping ground
More example sentences
  • Easter was spent relaxing away from the bustle of retailing but it was also a chance to return to an old stamping ground and see how South West Rocks has changed over the years.
  • Nice too to see my old stamping ground, Northland.
  • Cliff was delighted to be back on his old stomping ground and to be greeted by so many people.
Synonyms
hang-out, haunt, meeting place, territory, domain, purlieu, resort, den, retreat, favourite spot
informal hidey-hole
British informal local, patch, manor

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