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central reservation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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central reservationˌcentral reserˈvation noun [countable]  British EnglishTTR a narrow piece of ground that divides the two parts of a motorway or other main road
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central reservationCentral reservation systems Large groups of hotels which are linked by computer usually operate their own central reservation system.In the case of a crossing split into two crossings by a central reservation each crossing should be classed as separate crossings.Mr Clarke said he assumed it had done a U-turn across the central reservation.Until recently the central reservation had deteriorated into use as a car-park.She hid in bushes while the fiend ran to the central reservation before losing sight of her and driving off.
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