station house


Definition of station house

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

Examples of station house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The engines in question are each part of a multi-company station house. Chicago Tribune Staff,, "Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Friday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area," 13 Nov. 2020 Cruz, having retained a lawyer, had come to the station house voluntarily. Joe Sexton, ProPublica, "Nelson Cruz’s family was so sure Judge ShawnDya Simpson would free him, they brought a change of clothes to his hearing. Then everything took an unexpected turn. Can justice ever be sorted out?," 12 Oct. 2020 But the Hejaz is not just history for Al Jiza stationmaster Ahmed Masri; it’s personal history: He was born in the station house 50 years ago. Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, "History brought to life: Jordanians take a ride on the Hejaz," 1 Oct. 2020 According to the warrant, Rotter was interviewed by police at the station house immediately after Hartman's death and allegedly refused to turn over his cell phone to police. Chris Harris,, "Tx. Cop Claimed His Girlfriend Killed Herself, But Police Say He Killed Her, Bragged About It Online," 17 Sep. 2020 Still, Works said the station house should not have been destroyed. Star Tribune, "Views of the Third’s demise," 26 July 2020 Then Bouza offers a mighty disquisition on poverty and ghettoization that should be inscribed on the walls of every station house in the country. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, "What to Stream: Alan and Susan Raymond’s Prescient Documentaries of Police, Prison, and Schools," 1 Aug. 2020 D’Andraia, who has been suspended without pay, turned himself in early Tuesday at the 84th Precinct station house in Downtown Brooklyn. Ashley Southall,, "Officer who violently shoved protester in Brooklyn to face charges," 9 June 2020 Protesters gathered outside of the Coral Gables station house in Miami-Dade County on Saturday. Fox News, "Miami-area police, protesters pray together amid George Floyd unrest," 1 June 2020

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First Known Use of station house

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of station house was in 1805

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22 Nov 2020

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“Station house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of station house

: a house or building that is part of a station

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