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Stamping ground   /stˈæmpɪŋ graʊnd/   Listen
Stamping ground

noun
1.
A frequently visited place.  Synonyms: hangout, haunt, repair, resort.






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"Stamping ground" Quotes from Famous Books



... to be a nine-hundred-room fashionable hostelry on an island off the main shore. Everybody who did not dress for dinner was shoved into a side dining-room and given only a terrapin and champagne table d'hote. The bay was a great stamping ground for wealthy yachtsmen. The Corsair anchored there the day we arrived. I saw Mr. Morgan standing on deck eating a cheese sandwich and gazing longingly at the hotel. Still, it was a very inexpensive place. Nobody could afford to pay their prices. When you went away you simply ...
— Sixes and Sevens • O. Henry

... to his girl, or else to meet the woman of the carriage," mused the man, who had sworn to reach a portion of the now heavily increased award. "Once I locate his 'stamping ground,' I am on ...
— The Midnight Passenger • Richard Henry Savage



Words linked to "Stamping ground" :   gathering place, hangout, area, repair, country



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