railway station love

railway station

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A place where trains stop for passengers to embark and disembark.

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

  • n. terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • For Jussiaume, the policeman, who passed the same spots on his beat at practically the same time every night, comings and goings of this kind were so commonplace that his mind registered them automatically, rather in the way that people living near a railway station notice the trains pulling in and out.

    Maigret in Montmartre

  • To-day it is known as Menshîyeh or Menshâh, contains 8000 inhabitants, belongs to the district of Girgeh, Province of Sohag, on the western bank of the Nile, and is a railway station between Cairo and Thebes.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • On the next morning, before Robert Lefroy was up, he got hold of the man who had been so positive that death had overtaken the poor wretch at the railway station which is distant from San Francisco two days 'journey.

    Dr. Wortle's School

  • The spectacled young man led them into a gloomy little waiting-room, suggestive of a railway station and hung with Old Testament prints.

    Unnatural Death

  • Once a week, Miss Grutoff and the cook's wife went to the railway station to pick up packages and mail.

    The Bonesetter's Daughter

  • The reception for them that evening at the railway station in Vaduz had been meant to be unofficial, but it was still attended by many of the delegates 'secretaries, representatives of government offices and around two hundred journalists, photographers and film makers.

    The War with the Newts

  • Then the explosion came, and a blue flame, wide as a house, curled its tongues halfway across the street, enwrapping engine and man, setting fire to the elevated railway station overhead, or such wreck of it as the shock had left.

    Good Stories for Great Holidays

  • Now in his mind he saw a railway station at Karagatch and he was standing with his pack and that was the headlight of the Simplon-Orient cutting the dark now and he was leaving Thrace then after the retreat.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • ‘Asthma … He got them from time to time … He’d go and lie down in a railway station waiting-room.

    Seven Little Crosses

  • Palanka, has 1100 inhabitants, and is a railway station between Nich and Pirot in Servia.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.