Definition of Stations

1. Noun. (Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary.

Exact synonyms: Stations Of The Cross
Generic synonyms: Devotion, Series
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Category relationships: Church Of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church



Definition of Stations

1. Noun. (plural of station) ¹

2. Noun. (plural only Ireland sometimes capitalized) '''the stations''', an infrequent religious gathering of family and friends spread over a few days, where Mass and the Rosary will be said in the home. ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of station) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stations

1. station [v] - See also: station

Stations Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stations

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stations (current term)
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Literary usage of Stations

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In 1877 at the expiration of this period the State assumed the entire support of the station, and it was removed to New Haven. Similar stations were ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations, Containing a Codification of Documents of by Federal Register Division, United States Federal Register Division, United States (1907)
"US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, OFFICE OF EXPERIMENT stations, Washington, DC, October-16, 1906. SIR: I have the honor to present herewith the report of the ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"At stations where there is a regularly appointed agent the field for controversy could be ... But at nonagency stations this course is often not feasible. ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1881)
"Whilst in South Africa I obtained returns of most of these stations, of which the following is a summary :— The Church of England sent ..."

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