staging area(redirected from staging points)
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staging area[′stāj·iŋ ‚er·ē·ə]
A general locality, containing accommodations for troops, established for the concentration of troop units and transient personnel between movements over the lines of communication.
A general locality between the mounting area and the objective of an amphibious or airborne expedition, through which all or parts of the expedition pass after mounting for refueling, regrouping of ships, and/or exercise, inspection, and redistribution of troops.