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statiō ōnis, f

STA-, a standing, standing firm : In statione manūs paravi, in fighting attitude , O.A standing-place, station, post, position, abode, residence : in arce statio mea nunc placet: Quā positus fueris in statione, mane, O.: alternā fratrem statione redemit, i. e. by taking his place in turns , O.: Pone recompositas in statione comas, in place , O.—Of soldiers, a post, station : cohortes ex statione et praesidio emissae, Cs.: in stationem succedere, relieve , Cs.: stationem relinquere, V.: stationem agere pro vallo, keep guard , L.: in statione esse, Cu.—Poet., of eyes: imperii statione relictā, O.A post, watch, guard, sentries, sentinels, outposts, pickets : stationes dispositas habere, Cs.: ut minus intentae diurnae stationes ac nocturnae vigiliae essent, L.: equitum, Cs.An anchorage, roadstead, road, port, harbor, bay, inlet : ad insulam stationes obtinere, Cs.: infestior classi, L.: statio male fida carinis, V.

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