They drove him to the bus station.
The waiters were at their stations in the dining room.
The sailors were ordered to man their battle stations.
He had married above his station.
They were aware of her station in life. Verb
He stationed the guards around the camp.
They stationed troops at the border.
He stationed himself by the door to greet the guests. See More
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Cooper, a basketball analyst for KABC-TV Channel 7, confirmed to the station that the victim of the shooting at Washington Park was his brother, Mickey, 64.—Steve Henson, Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2023 The first, Scott Lehr, was convicted of murdering three women and was also charged with several rapes and brutal attacks on women, according to the station.—CBS News, 20 Nov. 2023 Coast Guard Rescues Spotty Dog from Icy Detroit River: 'Pretty Grateful'
The Florida air station shared the rescue story in a Facebook post.—Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 20 Nov. 2023 For decades, emergency care in Border Patrol stations was provided primarily by agents with basic medical training.—Nick Miroff, Washington Post, 19 Nov. 2023 The station’s announcement comes a couple of months after Swift and Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce sparked dating rumors when the Grammy winner attended the football star’s game against the Chicago Bears on Sept. 24.—Christy Piña, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Nov. 2023 The other will be a tanker version to carry methane and liquid oxygen to the gas station.—Kenneth Chang, New York Times, 18 Nov. 2023 In one video, protesters were seen climbing an area above a station entrance then waving Palestinian flags.—Greg Wehner, Fox News, 18 Nov. 2023 Among the equipment being delivered to the station is an experimental high-speed laser communications package designed to send and receive data encoded in infrared laser beams at much higher rates than possible with traditional radio systems.—William Harwood, CBS News, 9 Nov. 2023
Callie, who owns a wedding florist company in San Diego and was married on Friday, is now 30; Jacob, a Phoenix geologist who is engaged to be married next April, is 27, and Katelyn, a graphic designer for a Phoenix-area resort, and Ryan, a Navy gunner’s mate stationed in Norfolk, Va., are 23.—Mike Digiovanna, Los Angeles Times, 21 Nov. 2023 Prince George’s County police on Tuesday identified two Riverdale Elementary School students who were struck and killed by a van driver while walking to school on Monday and said a crossing guard normally stationed in the area had retired before the school year began.—Jasmine Hilton, Washington Post, 21 Nov. 2023 News outlets have long worried about the physical safety of journalists stationed in war zones, and are now becoming cognizant that spending hours watching disturbing video can be an emotional drain.—David Bauder, Fortune, 13 Nov. 2023 One scene, previewed in an exclusive clip below, reimagines that night, depicting Samuel Adams — one of the country's founding fathers — distracting members of the British Army stationed in Boston as a group of patriots unboxed the tea to throw into the water.—Virginia Chamlee, Peoplemag, 9 Nov. 2023 In 1998, Hanks starred in Saving Private Ryan, Spielberg’s fictional account of an Army battalion tasked with bringing home a soldier who is the only survivor of four brothers stationed overseas.—Meilan Solly, Smithsonian Magazine, 9 Nov. 2023 Brian Jeffrey Raymond, of La Mesa, California, took hundreds of videos and photographs of naked, unconscious women dating to 2006 in various countries where he was stationed, officials said.—Phil Helsel, NBC News, 8 Nov. 2023 Police were stationed throughout the school, and students began to view one another with suspicion again.—Robert Samuels, The New Yorker, 1 Nov. 2023 During his last couple of decades living in West Hollywood, Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister made the Rainbow a second home, stationing himself between tours at the end of the patio bar to play a favorite video game console, smoke cigarettes and drink Jack and Cokes.—Steve Appleford, Los Angeles Times, 7 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English stacioun, from Anglo-French estation, statiun, from Latin station-, statio, from stare to stand — more at stand