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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A location or site of possible difficulty: "They suggested that arms control negotiations should not be convened until Soviet behavior in the world's trouble spots improved” ( Charles William Maynes).

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  • n. a location of difficulties or hostilities; a hot spot; a flashpoint

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