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- n. a stop where carriers can be loaded and unloaded
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So, in a classic hurry-up-and-wait, we packed our duffels yet again and chain-carried them to the loading area at 2 P.M. The staging terminal was actually several miles from the airfield, and in some ways reminded me of an overcrowded Greyhound bus terminal.