from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A place where troops or equipment in transit are assembled and processed, as before a military operation.

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  • noun A place to gather in preparation.

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  • noun an area where troops and equipment in transit are assembled before a military operation


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