Definition of way station in English:

way station

Syllabification: way sta·tion

noun

North American
1A stopping point on a journey.
More example sentences
  • What's new is the belief that the workplace is no longer a mere way station on the journey to children and a home.
  • It's generally recognized that many illegals go to Canada with a primary purpose of using it as a way station on the trek to the U.S.
  • It has been a military base, a way station for boat people and a prison camp for suspects captured in Afghanistan.
1.1A minor station on a railroad.
More example sentences
  • When Brennan rides up to the way station, the stationmaster confesses that he is lonely out in the wilderness, and that being lonely is no way to live.

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