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gas station

service station (def 1).
Origin of gas station
First recorded in 1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Eventually I turned into a gas station and filled the carte up to the scuppers.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • Lighting a cigarette, Mr. Grant started to walk to the gas station.

  • He pointed out the car and the two men, telling her about how they had inquired after him at the gas station.

    The Sex Life of the Gods Michael Knerr
  • He drove to a gas station, keeping her position sharply in mind.

    Earth Alert! Kris Neville
  • The old guy at the gas station covered up for you, so we had to watch Beths house.

    The Sex Life of the Gods Michael Knerr
British Dictionary definitions for gas station

gas station

(mainly US & Canadian) another term for filling station
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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