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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A station between principal stations on a route, as of a railroad.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal.
  • n. A service area or temporary lodging used during a longer journey.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an intermediate station between principal stations on a line of travel, especially on a railroad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A station intermediate between principal stations on a railroad.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stopping place on a journey
  • n. a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal

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