- a police station in India.
- (formerly) a military base in India.
Origin of thana
- a city in W Maharashtra, in W India: suburb of Mumbai.
Examples from the Web for thana
Historical Examples of thana
The thana, or police division, only exists for police purposes.
"Surely, and going home to Thana," said Mitsos, naming a village near.The Vintage
Edward Frederic Benson
Wherefore we were sent to that Thana which was eight miles from the next Thana.
Yea, even I would have sworn that the Thana had been treated as we said.
Within lay the six rifles and the big Police-book of the Thana of Howli!