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 Stations.Sta’tor [the stopper or arrestor]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stati’ra.
 
A stock name of those historical romances which represented the fate of empires as turning on the effects produced on a crack-brained lover by some charming Manda’na or Statira. In La Calprenède’s Cassandra, Statira is represented as the perfection of female beauty, and is ultimately married to Oroonda’tes.   1
 


 Stations.Sta’tor [the stopper or arrestor]. 

 
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