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comfort station

A public bathroom. I sure hope there's a comfort station at this next rest stop!
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comfort station

1. n. a restroom; toilet facilities available to the public. (Euphemistic.) We need to stop and find a comfort station in the next town.
2. n. an establishment that sells liquor. Let’s get some belch at a comfort station along here somewhere.
See also: comfort, station
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Because we had to sing to entertain them, I still remember about 51 military songs, one about the commando unit, others praising Taiwan, lively Korean folk-songs, songs of blind men, "Cheongchun-ga" (Song of Youth's Spring), (31) of comfort stations, of samurai, of pilots and so on.
Comfort stations should be well-lighted, adequately ventilated, and protected from the weather.
The military authorized the establishment of comfort stations throughout the Philippines.
We needed them, she announced, because of the shortage of what the Yanks quaintly call "comfort stations" in Cardiff.
She describes it as something of a miracle: escaping the fate of hundreds of other women who were either abandoned or killed in various comfort stations throughout Southeast Asia once their sexual services were no longer required.
Dutch women, caught by the war in Indonesia and subsequently used in comfort stations, were the complainants.
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There were comfort stations who gave stipend to the women.
Past research shows the Japanese military set up at least 20 comfort stations in East Timor where victims were forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers, according to Akihisa Matsuno, a member of the East Timor Japan Coalition.
Noda said the Kono statement, in which the Japanese government acknowledged that comfort stations were operated in response to the request of the military authorities of the day, was based on victims' testimonies, but he said there were no corroborating statements from the Japanese side.
Tenders are invited for this project includes replacement of underground electrical to 45 campsites, two comfort stations and pumphouse, including installation of five distribution panelboards, replacement of 45 rv hookup pads, trench restoration and hot mix asphalt paving of existing paved surfaces used as trench routes.
Historical documents put the total figure of comfort women at about 400,000 in comfort stations scattered all over Asia.
Women mostly from the Korean Peninsula and China are seeking apologies and compensation from Japan for sexual violence they suffered at "comfort stations" for Imperial Japanese Army soldiers.
So-called comfort stations were not limited to the Imperial Japanese Army.
An estimated 1,000 Filipino women were conscripted into sexual slavery in Japanese-run comfort stations, but only a few hundreds had been documented.