Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun way_station

2 senses of way station

Sense 1
stopover, way station -- (a stopping place on a journey; "there is a stopover to change planes in Chicago")
       => stop -- (a spot where something halts or pauses; "his next stop is Atlanta")

Sense 2
whistle stop, flag stop, way station -- (a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal)
       => railway station, railroad station, railroad terminal, train station, train depot -- (terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods)

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