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- (idiomatic, uncountable, usually with "the") A position of advantage or superiority in a conflict or competition.
- 2006 September 27, Mike Allen, “Why the Fight Over Intelligence May Be a Wash”, in Time:
- President George W. Bush had once again outmaneuvered them by taking the national-security high ground in an election year.
- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see high, ground.
- 1872, Mark Twain, chapter 69, in Roughing It:
- The trail passes along on high ground—say a thousand feet above sea level.
- (1): ground