Military. a post or position, as in advance of a defensive line, established for the purpose of listening to detect the enemy’s movements.
any foreign country or city viewed as a source of intelligence about an enemy or rival nation or one that is a potential enemy.
any concealed position maintained to obtain information:
The government had listening posts to keep informed of revolutionary activities.
(military) a forward position set up to obtain early warning of enemy movement LP
any strategic position or place for obtaining information about another country or area

any position from which to listen or gather information


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