gathering ground

gathering ground

[′gath·ə·riŋ ‚grau̇nd]
(hydrology)
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Centuries ago the secluded region is believed to have been a gathering ground of Welsh resistance to the English.
com)-- Gathering Ground announces their spring season of nature awareness classes in Prospect Park.
The plaza will be decorated by iconic team monuments and flags during championships and games and will serve as the gathering ground for the team on game days.
Gaston (1992) acknowledged that it would be difficult to distinguish between breeding adults and non-breeders on the gathering ground without collecting birds over the course of the breeding season, as the age and sex of individuals are indistinguishable at sea.
Boniface then and now, public art in Winnipeg, Osborne Village, Fort Rouge, Vimy Ridge Park, Selkirk Avenue, and the former Victoria Park, a gathering ground for the strikers in 1919.
It was and still is the single greatest ancestral gathering ground for fall ducks and geese on the Pacific Fly way.
The MHA has pressed for a dependable intelligence network to be developed by the force and it also wants CRPF personnel to have a good understanding of local culture, customs and language that will not only be beneficial in gathering ground intelligence, but also help in winning the hearts of people.
Defence Minister Ehud Barak said Israel, which is blockading Gaza, was gathering ground forces at the frontier and would expand its operation "as much as is necessary" to stop the rocket fire and "deal a heavy blow to Hamas.
The recent International Symposium on Career Development and Public Policy was a watershed moment and a gathering ground.
We have just built a community play area for young children and it has become the local gathering ground for teenagers.
Meanwhile, a domestic inquest into the failure of all Irish government and parliamentary opposition parties to promote a Yes vote, was gathering ground.
During the past few months, Tijuana has become the gathering ground for some 150 Iraqi Chaldeans who fear religious persecution in their native country, The refugees had planned to seek asylum in Mexico if their applications for asylum were denied by the United States; one relative said.