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central reservation

Line breaks: cen|tral res¦er|va¦tion

Definition of central reservation in English:

noun

British
The strip of land between the carriageways of a motorway or other major road.
Example sentences
  • Later, a van was blown into the central reservation on the trunk road's eastbound carriageway.
  • She had started to walk across the dual carriageway towards the central reservation.
  • His car which was in a 40 mph zone clipped the kerb, skidded over the central reservation onto the opposite carriageway and spun into the lamppost.

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