From the verb stō



statiō f (genitive statiōnis); third declension

  1. outpost, picket
  2. station
  3. watch
  4. a standing, standing firm, position


Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative statiō statiōnēs
Genitive statiōnis statiōnum
Dative statiōnī statiōnibus
Accusative statiōnem statiōnēs
Ablative statiōne statiōnibus
Vocative statiō statiōnēs



  • statio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • statio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • statio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • statio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the cohort on guard-duty: cohors, quae in statione est
    • to be on duty before the gates: stationes agere pro portis