stationmaster

noun
sta·​tion·​mas·​ter | \ ˈstā-shən-ˌma-stər How to pronounce stationmaster (audio) \

Definition of stationmaster

: an official in charge of the operation of a railroad station

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The 1912 Union train station is full of railroading artifacts, while the stationmaster’s office even contains a working telegraph. David Lyon, BostonGlobe.com, "Simpler, gentler: A journey through the eastern N.H. hinterlands," 13 Aug. 2019 Ramrakha—born in Kenya to an Indian consular official, the grandson of a stationmaster on the railway from Mombasa to Nairobi—took some of his earliest photographs as a teenager. Emmanuel Iduma, The New York Review of Books, "‘Gone Like a Meteor’: Epitaph for the Lost Youth of the Biafran War," 30 May 2019 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018 Shizue Takahashi, the wife of a subway stationmaster who died in the gas attack, asked the Justice Ministry for a chance to meet the convicts and witness their executions. Fox News, "Aum cult members face execution for Tokyo subway gas attack," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of stationmaster

1849, in the meaning defined above

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stationmaster

noun

English Language Learners Definition of stationmaster

: an official who is in charge of the operation of a railroad station

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