taxi stand

noun

: a place where taxis may park while awaiting hire

Examples of taxi stand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is also a taxi stand at Lower Main Street/South Water Street and another at Main Street/Washington Street. Maya Kachroo-Levine, Travel + Leisure, 8 Feb. 2024 While cabs line up at the taxi stand, rideshare drivers will scoop you up from the passenger pickup area. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, 10 Jan. 2024 They can be found at taxi stands throughout Madrid, hailed by raising an arm, or called through several ride-share apps. Meena Thiruvengadam, Travel + Leisure, 21 Sep. 2023 There is also a taxi stand location in Lot 6A on the east side of the stadium. Amanda Kaufman, BostonGlobe.com, 12 May 2023 Many travelers don’t realize, however, that there are two taxi stands elsewhere at the airport. Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times, 4 July 2023 Uber and Lyft are available in the greater Washington, D.C. area, and there are taxi stands spread out across the city. Maya Kachroo-Levine, Travel + Leisure, 15 June 2023 There are also taxi stands around at most visitor sites. Kathleen Wong, USA TODAY, 6 Mar. 2023 There, on a four-block stretch of De Villiers Street, wedged between a minibus taxi stand and the city’s main train station, dozens of hawkers sell secondhand clothes from bed-sized bins: heaps of gauzy blouses, T-shirts from American 5K races, vintage dresses, and yes, jeans. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, 1 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of taxi stand was in 1922

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Cite this Entry

“Taxi stand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taxi%20stand. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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