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English definition of “pedestrian crossing”

pedestrian crossing

noun [C]     (US also crosswalk)
a special place in a road where traffic must stop to allow people to walk across → Compare pelican crossing, zebra crossingLights, signs and markings on roads
(Definition of pedestrian crossing noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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