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STATION, civil law. A place where ships may ride in safety. Dig. 49, 12, 1, 13; id. 50, 15, 59.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Sometime later an eerie stillness engulfed us, then everything became visible, including the coach rest station, 100 yards away!
Only the possibility/ of its displacement.// The rest station's out of/ order, too heavy on// the rumble strips.
"I made it to the 20-mile rest station at the school in St James's Street in Marsh.
The proposed tunnel - or Mersey Walkway to give it a working title - could have a cafA positioned halfway as a rest station, and be policed by CCTV
Voluntary Aid Detachment members themselves came to be known simply as 'VADs' and were made up of both men and women, carrying out a range of voluntary positions including nursing, transport duties, and the organisation of rest stations, working parties and auxiliary hospitals.
He said the NHA remained in contact with local administration for enforcement of the price control mechanism on rest stations on M-2.
He said you can already see a significant number of trucks lined up overnight at rest stations and sometimes even on the shoulders of highways.