Definition of zebra crossing in English:

zebra crossing

Syllabification: ze·bra cross·ing

noun

British
  • An area of road painted with broad white stripes, where vehicles must stop if pedestrians wish to cross; a crosswalk.
    More example sentences
    • The elderly find it dangerous to cross the road at a pelican crossing or a zebra crossing because of speeding vehicles.
    • I became aware that an elderly lady was attempting to cross the road at a zebra crossing so I thought I would approach her and see if she needed any assistance.
    • She counted more than 590 vehicles passing over the zebra crossing in London Road by St Margarets Mead.

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