station house


noun

a police station or fire station.

Nearby words

  1. statics,
  2. statin,
  3. station,
  4. station agent,
  5. station break,
  6. station wagon,
  7. station-to-station,
  8. stationary,
  9. stationary engine,
  10. stationary engineer

Origin of station house

First recorded in 1825–35

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station house

noun

mainly US a house that is situated by or serves as a station, esp as a police or fire station
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