bus station

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bus station (plural bus stations)

  1. A major bus stop, one that serves as a transfer point between a large number of routes.
    • 2000, Lynda Barry, Cruddy, Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743212177, page 85,
      In the bus station the father handed me five dollars and pointed me to the lunch counter. "Get yourself something to eat." He went into the men's room... .
    • 2002, Ted Heller, Funnymen, Simon and Schuster, ISBN 074324236X, page 66,
      We're in my car heading toward the bus station to get to New York.
    • 2003, Andy McNab, Liberation Day, Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743483332, page 273,
      The square was near the bus station in the new part of Antibes.

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Contrast train station, which can refer to any place — major or not — a train is supposed to stop to let passengers on and off.



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