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traffic island

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Roads
traffic islandˈtraffic ˌisland noun [countable]  TTRa raised area in the middle of a road where people can wait until it is safe to cross
Examples from the Corpus
traffic islandThe tramway station is now effectively a traffic island, surrounded by a one-way system and linked by pedestrian crossings. 3.This viewpoint today would come from the middle of a traffic island.No one ever walks round a traffic island.Somehow his Volkswagen had climbed up on to a traffic island.At second traffic island following sign to Beaumaris.I guided him to the traffic island in the middle.
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