way station

noun

Definition of way station

  1. 1 :  a station set between principal stations on a line of travel (such as a railroad)

  2. 2 :  an intermediate stopping place

Examples of way station in a sentence

  1. a way station for truck drivers

1840

First Known Use of way station

1840


WAY STATION Defined for English Language Learners

way station

noun

Definition of way station for English Language Learners

  • : a place where people can stop for rest, supplies, etc., during a long journey



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