from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A police station.
- n. A fire station.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A building at a post or station.
- n. An area headquarters for police.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The house used as a shelter at a railway station.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A police-station.
- n. The building containing the office, waiting-rooms, etc., of a railway-station.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a station that serves as headquarters for police in a particular district; serves as a place from which policemen are dispatched and to which arrested persons are brought
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Like confronting Jason Stemple at his station house and trying to punch that scum's lights out.
HALF A DOZEN UNIFORMS were moving in and out of the station house on Wisconsin when Sampson and I got there that afternoon.
I remembered, and I also recalled cleaning his clock pretty good at the station house where he worked.
After locking up our office, Kate and I head to the barracklike station house and loiter by the back door, hoping to catch Lindgren as he arrives for his shift.
Past Eno’s diner and the station house and the firehouse.
Crammed myself into a phone booth and dialed the station house in Margrave.
The station house officer refused to confine or detain Allen, saying there was no case against him, but sent him to the United States Commissioner at the Customs House.
Main Street ran north, straight as a die, past a few hundred yards of more parkland up to the station house and the firehouse, and a half mile farther on than that was Eno’s diner.
The station house was on Charles Street then — it’s long since moved to West Tenth — and Gordie was working part time behind the bar at Sinthia’s.
We'll put out a transmission or two on citywide, unscrambled, that we're closing the street in front of the station house for security and transporting all booked suspects down to detention to keep the facility clear.