Entry from British & World English dictionary
The strip of land between the carriageways of a motorway or other major road.
- 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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