Definition of field station in English:

field station

noun

  • 1Military a post, camp, or garrison located in an outlying area or an area where a military campaign is under way; (later also) a temporary medical station providing first aid to those wounded on the battlefield.

  • 2A research station located in the field.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator.