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ego ramp

ego ramp
 n.— «A 10-hour construction project had begun to erect a new, island-like stage from which President Bush will deliver his acceptance speech tonight surrounded by delegates. It will be the first such use of an island or arena stage—also known as an ego ramp—at a national political convention.» —“President to deliver address on special stage” by Clay Robison Houston Chronicle (Texas) Sept. 1, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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