noun tha·na \ˈtänə\

Definition of thana



  1. 1 :  a military post in India during the British occupation

  2. 2 :  an Indian police station :  police division serving as a unit of Indian local administration

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Origin and Etymology of thana

Hindi thānā, from Sanskrit sthāna place, from tiṣṭhati he stands — more at stand

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a brief usually trivial fact

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