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

  • n. A place designated for taxicabs to wait for hire.

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  • n. A place intended for taxis to wait for passengers; a taxi rank.

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

  • n. a place where taxis park while awaiting customers


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  • Boyd called the cabstand a "potential launching pad."

    American Tabloid

  • His next chance of discovery came at the cabstand, where he climbed into a taxi and asked for Hotel Savigny.

    Eight States Away

  • The film opens with Travis Bickle heading to a cabstand on 57th Street to get a job.

    Nick Carr: New York, You've Changed: Taxi Driver (Part 1)

  • It's no fun to be stuck in a strange neighborhood and have to walk a mile back to a cabstand.

    Tijuana, a taste of Mexico

  • General was not in that condition when the sneers and jokes of these young beggars had much effect upon him: the cabmen and watermen at the cabstand knew him and passed their comments upon him: the policemen gazed after him and warned the boys off him, with looks of scorn and pity; what did the scorn and pity of men, the jokes of ribald children, matter to the General?

    The History of Pendennis

  • And as he spoke, flinging himself into an absurd theatrical attitude, the men in the cabstand in Piccadilly wondered and grinned at the antics of the two young swells.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Piccadilly, and the cabstand, and the carriages going to the levee.

    The History of Pendennis

  • At four thirty in the morning, more or less, Paul was heading for a cabstand in the lower French Quarter after walking a friend home.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • When I finally reached the cabstand, there was a long queue.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • The path from the Academy gates to the cabstand had never seemed so long.

    Shaman's Crossing


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