Definition of battle station in English:

battle station


  • 1A position taken by a member of a military force during, or in preparation for, battle.

  • 2In plural The positions taken by military personnel collectively in preparation for battle; a signal sounded to call personnel to these positions. Also used as a command.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Sherer (1789–1869), army officer and writer. From battle + station.


battle station

/ˈbatl ˌsteɪʃn/