Definition of thana in English:

thana

noun

Indian
  • A police station.

    • ‘On that day for the first time the Administration with the help of the Army evacuated people to the police thana or to school buildings.’
    • ‘Dalits will try to get plum posts, inspectors in every thana, kotwal in city and commissioner in the commissionorate.’
    • ‘He covers three police thanas, filing a crime story a day from here, and some times goes to the site of accident or crime, in search of a human angle.’
    office, depot, base, headquarters, centre
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Origin

From Hindi thānā, from Sanskrit sthāna place, station.

Pronunciation:

thana

/ˈθɑːnɑː/