Share this entry

flag station Syllabification: flag sta·tion
(also flag stop)

Definition of flag station in English:


1A station at which trains stop only if signaled to do so.
Example sentences
  • We did not stop at South Shore as there was no one getting on or off and South Shore is a flag station.
1.1A small town or a place of no consequence: we must go back some years to a little flag station in a pinewood clearing

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources