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A cattle station in New South Wales, Australia

Station is the term for a big agricultural property (owned land) that is used for raising livestock. The word is used in Australian and New Zealand English. The owner of a station is called a grazier. They are also sometimes called pastoralists. Its workers are called stockmen. The stations may be called sheep stations or cattle stations, depending on what type of animal it raises.

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