Alighting area - definition of alighting area by The Free Dictionary
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A specified surface, reserved for vehicles that depend upon water surfaces for their landing.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The external yard will be designated as bus stops and the boarding and alighting area
. The stations will be linked with footbridges and subways to ease passenger movement to and from stations.