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pelican crossing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Roads
pelican crossingˌpelican ˈcrossing noun [countable]  TTRa place on some roads in Britain where someone who wants to cross the road can stop the traffic by pushing a button that changes the traffic lights zebra crossing
Examples from the Corpus
pelican crossingOvertaking on the inside and on a pelican crossing.The parish council were not altogether happy with the road layout around the new pelican crossing, Mr. Hobbs reported.He pressed the button at the pelican crossing and waited.
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