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sheep station

sheep run

noun
  1. Australian and NZ a large sheep farmAlso called: run
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Historical Examples

  • At the sheep-station Dave found Roger anxiously awaiting his return.

    Dave Porter in the Far North</p>

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • The sheep-station afforded but meager accommodations, and they were glad that they had brought along some supplies.

  • All of that day and the next went by, and still nobody appeared at the sheep-station.

  • Granbury Lapham was also anxious; and in a few minutes the three started out, along a road the sheep-station keeper pointed out.

  • At the end of three hours of hard traveling they came in sight of the sheep-station for which they were bound.


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