[<< wiktionary] chokepoint
== English ==


=== Etymology ===
choke +‎ point


=== Noun ===
chokepoint (plural chokepoints)

A point at which traffic or other movement can easily become blocked.
2016, Jeremi Suri, Benjamin A. Valentino, Sustainable Security
First, a hostile state could invade and occupy an oil producer or cut off a key chokepoint such as the Strait of Hormuz.


==== Synonyms ====
bottleneck