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It was dark when we arrived at the station.
The police brought the suspect into the station for questioning.
Astronomers at the Salyut Research Station discovered the star.
Listen to your local radio station for travel information.
We can't pick up the French station.
A crowd waited outside the television station for the president to arrive.
a feeding station
More housing is being provided for the naval station in Everett.
She's getting ideas above her station even by thinking of marrying him.
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a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
relating to the work of a rabbi
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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Definition of station from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.