head station


noun

Australian the main buildings on a large sheep or cattle farm

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Example sentences from the Web for head station

  • They were still a good forty miles from the head-station, and this horse was coming from the opposite direction.

  • They hardly spoke, they had nothing in common now; once they reached the head-station, they would part never to meet again.

  • He would go into the head-station with him to-morrow morning, he very much doubted if he would come back.

  • Then when their horses were recruited they set out for the head-station of Nilpe Nilpe.