way station


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way station

n.
A station between principal stations on a route, as of a railroad.

way′ sta`tion


n.
any of various stations intermediate between principal stations, as on a railroad.
[1775–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.way station - a stopping place on a journeyway station - a stopping place on a journey; "there is a stopover to change planes in Chicago"
stop - a spot where something halts or pauses; "his next stop is Atlanta"
2.way station - a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signalway station - a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal
railroad station, railroad terminal, railway station, train depot, train station - terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods
Translations

way station

n (Am) (Rail) → stazione f secondaria (fig) → tappa