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staging area

n.
A place where troops or equipment in transit are assembled and processed, as before a military operation.
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staging area

n
(Military) a general locality used as a checkpoint or regrouping area for military formations in transit
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stag′ing ar`ea


n.
1. an area, as a port of embarkation, where troops are assembled and readied for transit.
2. any place serving as a point of assembly or preparation.
[1940–45]
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staging area

1. Amphibious or airborne-A general locality between the mounting area and the objective of an amphibious or airborne expedition, through which the expedition or parts thereof pass after mounting, for refueling, regrouping of ships, and/or exercise, inspection, and redistribution of troops.
2. Other movements-A general locality established for the concentration of troop units and transient personnel between movements over the lines of communications. Also called SA. See also airborne; marshalling; stage; staging.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.staging area - an area where troops and equipment in transit are assembled before a military operation
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
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Translations

staging area

n (esp Mil, of troops) → Bereitstellungsraum m; (= assembly point)Auffangsraum m
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