train station

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

train station ‎(plural train stations)

  1. (chiefly US) A place where trains stop for passengers to embark and disembark.

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Usage notes[edit]

Train station now dominates in American use, and it has increased in popularity in British writing since the 1990s, but is still less common than railway station.[1] Train station is sometimes seen as an Americanism or a barbarism in British usage.[2]

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  1. ^ "train station", "railway station", "railroad station", Google Ngrams
  2. ^ 2006 June 1, Peter Hitchens, "Do you speak American?", The Mail Online