station house

noun

Definition of station house 

: a house at a post or station especially : police station

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Then, about an hour later, he was led from the station house in TriBeCa and taken to the court at 100 Centre Street, his arms pinned behind him in three sets of handcuffs to accommodate his girth, a law enforcement official said. Benjamin Mueller, New York Times, "Arrested on Rape Charges, Weinstein Posts $1 Million Bail," 25 May 2018 The Gary Fire Department’s station houses and the Public Safety Building, 555 Polk St., also serve as cooling centers. Gregory Tejeda, Post-Tribune, "Gary to open cooling centers to cope with hot, humid weekend," 28 June 2018 As the basement overflowed, police moved some of the materials to the District 5 station house on the city's north side and some to a couple of empty rooms in the downtown branch of the Milwaukee Public Library. Ashley Luthern, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A killer left DNA evidence behind. But Milwaukee police destroyed it.," 22 June 2018 Additionally, the officers had to sleep in the station houses, which were dirty and unsanitary, several nights a week. Danny Mcdonald, BostonGlobe.com, "Chronicling ‘the most significant event’ in the history of Boston police," 8 June 2018 The station houses were in very bad shape, the food was bad, everything was bad. Danny Mcdonald, BostonGlobe.com, "Chronicling ‘the most significant event’ in the history of Boston police," 8 June 2018 The First Police Precinct station house, where Mr. Weinstein was arrested, was not unfamiliar to him or his accusers. Benjamin Mueller, New York Times, "Arrested on Rape Charges, Weinstein Posts $1 Million Bail," 25 May 2018 The First Police Precinct station house, where Weinstein was arrested, was not unfamiliar to him. Author: Benjamin Mueller, Alan Feuer, Anchorage Daily News, "Charged with rape, Weinstein posts $1 million bail and surrenders passport," 25 May 2018 On the way to the station house a mob attached them and fired shots, killing Dillon. Indianapolis Star, "Officers killed in the line of duty," 6 July 2014

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1805, in the meaning defined above

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station house

noun

English Language Learners Definition of station house

: a house or building that is part of a station

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