stamping ground

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stamp·ing ground

(stăm′pĭng)

stamping ground

n
a habitual or favourite meeting or gathering place

stamp′ing ground`


n.
a habitual or favorite haunt.
[1780–90]

stamping ground

, stomping ground - Stamping ground or stomping ground originally referred to a location frequented by animals.
See also related terms for location.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stamping ground - a frequently visited place
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"
gathering place - a favorite haunt where people gather

stamping ground

noun
1. A frequently visited place:
Slang: hangout.
2. The natural environment of an animal or plant:
Translations

stamping ground

[ˈstæmpɪŋˈgraʊnd] n to be sb's (old) stamping groundessere il ritrovo (favorito) di qn
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