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English definition of “bollard”

bollard

noun [C]     /ˈbɒl.ɑːd/ US  /ˈbɑː.lɚd/
a short , thick post that boats can be tied toPoles, rods, shafts and sticks mainly UK a post that is put in the middle or at the end of a road to keep vehicles off or out of a particular area Lights, signs and markings on roads
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