police station

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of police station

: the headquarters of the police for a locality

Examples of police station in a Sentence

  1. They brought him down to the police station for questioning.

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First Known Use of police station

1820

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POLICE STATION Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of police station for English Language Learners

  • : a place where local police officers work



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