way station

noun

Definition of way station

1 :a station set between principal stations on a line of travel (such as a railroad)
2 :an intermediate stopping place

Examples of way station in a Sentence

  1. a way station for truck drivers

First Known Use of way station

1840

way station Synonyms

Synonyms
stop, station
Related Words
depot, terminal; layover, stopover; outstation

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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