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  • n. A major bus stop, one that serves as a transfer point between a large number of routes.

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

  • n. a terminal that serves bus passengers


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  • And you can go wherever you want—back to your house, to the bus station in Rantoul, to the police.

    Claim to Fame

  • There was a grungy-looking place across from the bus station that had a faded sign advertising twenty-five-cent drafts.


  • I set out early with Luisa and Johnny in the driving-school Lada for the Barakholka, the sprawling flea-market bazaar, and the bus station beyond it in the west of Almaty where the taxis leave for Kyrgyzstan.


  • Racial unrest was brewing, and in just four more years, five African-American college students who belonged to a civic organization called the Albany Movement would be arrested for a sit-in at our own Trailways bus station lunch counter.

    It Ain’t All About the Cookin’

  • The dining car was half filled with semicomatose clientele who could have been sitting in any bus station in America and looked very much at home.

    Body of Evidence

  • The Gwyllion had looked rather like one of the city's more colorful bag ladies and had been mumbling what sounded like directions to the bus station when Claire'd banished it with an iron cross she'd pulled out of her backpack.

    Blood Lines

  • Main and Dillard and eventually Mr. Toms's home, where the bus station is now in Durham.

    Oral History Interview with George Watts Hill, January 30, 1986. Interview C-0047. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • And it would be a lot safer to appear in the bus station looking like part of a normal tourist-type family, instead of a bunch of tramps.

    William S. And The Great Escape


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