The definition of station is a place where a particular event occurs or is headquartered, or a company involved in broadcasting.(noun)
Station is defined as assigning someone to a location or task.(verb)
When a general sends troops to Afghanistan, this is an example of his decision to station them in Afghanistan.
See station in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME stacioun < OFr station < L statio, a standing, post, station < status, pp. of stare, to stand
See station in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English stacioun
Origin: , from Old French station
Origin: , from Latin statiō, statiōn-; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
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