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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

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