stomping ground


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(old) stomping ground

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 the stomping ground by the lake! After the reunion, everyone from the old gang of friends went to our old stomping ground with some cans of beer, just like we used to do back in high school.
See also: ground, stomp

stomping ground

verb
See also: ground, stomp
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