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flag station

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noun

a railroad station where trains stop only when a flag or other signal is displayed or when passengers are to be discharged.

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Also called flag stop .

Origin of flag station

An Americanism dating back to 1845–50
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