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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