- a place at which coal is supplied to ships, locomotives, etc.
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The officials thought the United States was looking for a coaling-station.Tales of Fishes
Mohacz is celebrated for two tremendous battles in the past, and for a fine cathedral, a railway and a coaling-station at present.
A few miles out there is a coaling-station, and at that time they were building the chutes.Stories of the Railroad
John A. Hill
St. Lucia's special arch was of coal, token of the colony's importance as a West Indian coaling-station.Down Under With the Prince
The United States did not want the islands for the sake of ruling them, but they wanted a coaling-station at Tutuila.Through the South Seas with Jack London