taxi stand

noun

: a place where taxis may park while awaiting hire

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web At a taxi stand by a bustling market in Kampala, Uganda’s capital, traders simply cross a road or two, get a shot in the arm and rush back to their work. BostonGlobe.com, 11 Sep. 2021 At a taxi stand by a bustling market in Kampala, Uganda's capital, traders simply cross a road or two, get a shot in the arm and rush back to their work. Rodney Muhumuza, ajc, 11 Sep. 2021 Wang eventually snagged one of the taxis trickling in every five minutes, leaving behind some two dozen other passengers, stranded in the fluorescent glow of the vacant taxi stand. BostonGlobe.com, 29 May 2021 The canine spent the first two years of his life as a guard dog for a taxi stand owner in the Philippines. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, 31 Mar. 2021 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, 26 Feb. 2021 Bike storage, bus stops, and taxi stands will move. Tim Logan, BostonGlobe.com, 11 Jan. 2020 Another taxi stand will be put back into service for travelers passing through Terminals 7 and 8. USA TODAY, 9 Mar. 2020 Temporary taxi stands will be available at the east side of Third Street between Howard and Minna streets and south side of Howard Street between Fourth and Fifth streets. Roland Li, SFChronicle.com, 14 Nov. 2019 See More

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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 Nov. 2022.

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