Definition of bus station in English:

bus station

noun

  • A terminal where buses arrive and depart.

    • ‘For me the scariest part was when we parted company at the end of the night and I had to sit alone in the deserted bus station to wait for a lift home.’
    • ‘But the best, indeed the only, place for the bus station is at Preston railway station.’
    • ‘Having a bus company depot separate from a bus station is not unusual.’
    • ‘A bus station is not the sort of place where you expect to meet poetry.’
    • ‘The bus station is in the town I'm working in, but not near where I work, and not on the way there.’
    • ‘A second gateway to the town would centre around the bus station in Fairfield North.’
    • ‘It covered the bus station, train station, school grounds, and the main routes in and out of town.’
    • ‘The bus station will be located between what is currently Osborne Street and a revived Vineyard Street.’
    • ‘They also harbour suspicions that the current scheme is masking a bid to move the whole bus station to the site in the near future.’
    • ‘At Preston, he said, the bus station is a mile from the train station and far too few buses were available.’
    • ‘It's more or less redundant because most of the busses begin or terminate at the bus station and so never use it.’
    • ‘Schoolboy David Crowley told the court he was playing near the town bus station when he saw a man and a woman arguing over a child.’
    • ‘Passengers who arrive by bus or train now have to walk across town to the old bus station if they want a taxi.’
    • ‘But she added that building work on the new bus station would cause some disruption in the town centre.’
    • ‘As the Quay will be closed to all traffic, the bus station will be temporarily moved to The Glen.’
    • ‘I will be monitoring the situation and hope soon to hear some good reports from residents about the bus station.’
    • ‘A taxi driver remembered taking him to the bus station later in the day.’
    • ‘The scheme envisages a new bus station, shops and 100 homes, with some leisure and offices.’
    • ‘Melhado stole from teenagers at the bus station, the County Ground and in the town centre.’
    • ‘Janet Abu Lughod suggests that in fact many of them settled right in the area around the bus station.’
    stopping place, stop, halt, station stop, stage
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Pronunciation:

bus station

/ˈbəs ˌstāSHən/