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the/(one's) old stomping ground(s)

A favorite place where one used to frequent; a location where one used to spend a lot of time. It's been a long time since I've been back to my old stomping ground by the lake! After the reunion, everyone from the old gang of friends went to our old stomping grounds with some cans of beer, just like we used to do back in high school.
See also: old, stomp
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stomping ground

verb
See also: ground, stomp
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Plus we talk through the reception the Reds' returning contingent may get withAdam Lallana,Sadio ManeandVirgil van Dijkall heading back to their old stomping ground.
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Theatre Othello The Globe, London OSCAR-winner Mark Rylance triumphantly returns to his old stomping ground as Iago, Shakespeare's most twisted villain, in this spellbinding production.
Triumphantly returning to his old stomping ground, Oscar-winner Mark Rylance slithers on stage as the warped antagonist Iago - Shakespeare's most twisted villain - in a spell-binding production of Othello.
I had an extend stay in the French Quarter a few years earlier, and it was a bit surreal to return for the first time in a wheelchair to find 500 other wheelchair users taking over my old stomping ground.
Released from prison, Sam returns to his old stomping ground in West London, where a young thug attacks him and warns him that his days are numbered.
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Ibrox caretaker boss Graeme Murty had backed the former Dons skipper to keep his cool as he ran out at his old stomping ground for the first time with his new club.
He adapted Graham Greene's comic novel for the Gorbals stage in 1989 and has been back up to his old stomping ground as Phillip Breen directs a new version.
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Carrying a guilty secret and trying to ensure it does not come back to bite him, drag Pearce back to his old stomping ground. But as he loses the battle to protect an old friend, he is left trying to work out if he can trust anyone - from his district attorney girlfriend to old teammates and even family members.
Sam Allardyce returned to Upton Park yesterday knowing that if he could return to Wearside with just a point from his old stomping ground then Sunderland would be out of the bottom three.
This is a kind of sporting travelogue, in which Beckham meets people from the likes of Papua New Guinea, the foothills of Nepal, the streets of Buenos Aires, the deserts of Djibouti, the frozen wasteland of Antarctica and the heat of Miami before signing off at his old stomping ground of Old Trafford, home of Manchester United.