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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Stations, Stations of the Crossnoun

    (Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary

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  1. stationsnoun

    the stations, an infrequent religious gathering of family and friends spread over a few days, where Mass and the Rosary will be said in the home.

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  1. Stations

    Stations is a poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It was published in 1975. This particular collection presents a style of writing which was then new to Heaney, known as "verse paragraphs" or prose poems. He believed this style of poetry was his own invention, but halfway through writing the collection, while teaching in an American university in 1971, English poet, Geoffrey Hill published a collection of poetry called "Mercian Hymns", which were presented in this style of "prose poems". In Heaney's own words "What I had regarded as stolen marches in a form new to me, had been headed off by a work of complete authority," However upon his return to Ireland, Heaney completed and published Stations in 1975. Among the collection are poems such as "Nesting Grounds", "England's Difficulty" and "Cloistered," which return to Heaney's childhood, although the difference between these and earlier poems being that while previously they were written with a child's eye view, now many of these poems where written from an adult's perspective of their childhood self, particularly "Nesting Ground," which shows a more cautious side to Heaney's childhood.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stations' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2798

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stations' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2820

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stations in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stations in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Comedian Bill Cosby:

    Now suppose someone brings a weapon or decided to do more foolishness, there will be announcements made and the stations made some disclaimers, but what if people don't listen to what they said and they entice violence.

  2. Ira Bernstein:

    Daytime can still be profitable to produce for us, despite there being fewer viewers available across all of television due to audience fragmentation, our primary buyers are TV stations, and it is essential for them to have strong daytime schedules leading into their highly profitable late afternoon newscasts.

  3. Bert Ross:

    Typically, they'll go in because credit cards restrict the maximum amount of fuel you can put in a vehicle, which is usually $75, so they'll make anywhere between two and eight transactions at different gas stations in a day, they use one credit card and they pump three times for $75. And then they would go to another gas station and do the same thing.

  4. Chairman Eric Xu:

    The Chinese government will not just stand by and watch Huawei be slaughtered on the chopping board, why wouldn't the Chinese government ban the use of 5G chips or 5G chip-powered base stations, smartphones and other smart devices provided by American companies, for cybersecurity reasons?

  5. Ian Mulcahey:

    Our concept proposes repurposing underutilized infrastructure to provide quick links between existing tube stations and key London landmarks and destinations.

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