Meaning of “Belisha beacon” in the English Dictionary

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"Belisha beacon" in British English

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Belisha beaconnoun [ C ]

uk /bəˌliː.ʃə ˈbiː.kən/ us /bəˌliː.ʃə ˈbiː.kən/

in the UK, a post with a flashing orange light on top that shows where cars must stop to allow people to walk across a road

(Definition of “Belisha beacon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)