British EnglishTTRa narrow piece of ground that divides the two parts of amotorway or other main road
WORD FOCUS: road WORD FOCUS: road a big road:main road, highway, motorwayBritish English, freewayAmerican English, expressway, turnpikeAmerican English, interstateAmerican English, A-roadBritish English a road in a town:street, avenue, boulevard a road in the countryside:country road, lane, track a road you pay to use:toll road parts of a road:fast lane, slow lane, hard shoulderBritish English/shoulderAmerican English, central reservationBritish English/median stripAmerican English, pavementBritish English/sidewalkAmerican English ➔ See alsoroad
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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