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traffic islandnoun [C]

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(also island) a ​raisedarea in the ​middle of a ​road where ​people who are ​crossing the ​road can ​waitsafely for ​traffic to go past
(Definition of traffic island from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “traffic island”
in Chinese (Simplified) 交通岛,安全岛, (道路)中央隔离带…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交通島,安全島, (道路)中央隔離帶…
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