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station house

a police station or fire station.
Origin of station house
1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • On the south side of the street is a park, the police station house, a firehouse and a day care center's playground.
  • Diesel exposure from the fire trucks and fumes in the station house are also a consideration.
  • The incident occurred at the station house as two fire fighters were filling the engine water tank.
  • The argument is settled by a policeman who takes them to the station house.
  • Back at the station house there might have been some conversation, along the same line, but perhaps with more details.
  • On this milky gray morning, the station house appeared almost abandoned.
  • Under close supervision, responds to structure and wildland fires and rescue calls and performs station house duties.
  • They usually perform administrative duties indoors in a well lighted, well ventilated office or station house.
  • He also was in charge of the construction of the station house.
  • Overhead ramp signs direct the vehicle to the back of the station house if there is need for further evaluation.
British Dictionary definitions for station house

station house

(mainly US) a house that is situated by or serves as a station, esp as a police or fire station
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