way station

a station intermediate between principal stations, as on a railroad.

1775–85, Americanism

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way station

1. a stopping place on a journey; "there is a stopover to change planes in Chicago" [syn: stopover
2. a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal [syn: whistle stop
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