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English definition of “Belisha beacon”

Belisha beacon

noun [C]     /bəˌliː.ʃəˈbiː.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 roadLights, signs and markings on roads
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