Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any point of support or basis of operations, as a rallying point.
  • See under appui.

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Examples

  • It was a difficult point, as the London Mission was reasserting a claim to the Loyalty Isles, and the hopes of making them a point d'appui were vanishing; but these men and their wives could not but be accepted, and Simeona was preparing for baptism.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

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