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station house

Syllabification: sta·tion house

Definition of station house in English:

noun

North American
A police or fire station.
Example sentences
  • At dawn, a separate car transported each officer to the station house.
  • Would a reasonable person in Alvarado's position have felt free simply to get up and walk out of the small room in the station house at will during his 2-hour police interrogation?
  • Patrol cars pull in and out of a Brooklyn station house, located off a two-mile stretch of low-rent shops and apartments that has seen 16 shootings in the past three weeks.

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