English version

staging post

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Transport
staging postˈstaging post noun [countable]  TTa place where people, planes, ships etc stop on a long journey, for example to rest or get supplies a staging post on the flight from Australia
Examples from the Corpus
staging postThe new charters were to be a staging post.Not much of any importance until it became a staging post on the London to Brighton turnpike in the eighteenth.Remember that Earth is just a staging post along the way.This was, I kept telling myself, just a staging post.Certainly Snaith Priory was a staging post for pilgrims travelling from Lincoln to York, as recorded on the altar kneelers.The city of Mondovi was a main staging post on the road to Genoa.They are the vital staging post for millions of birds migrating between Siberia and Australasia.
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