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central reserve

noun
1.
(Brit) the strip, often covered with grass, that separates the two sides of a motorway or dual carriageway US and Austral name median strip Canadian name median
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  • Srurier (12,000) was besieging Mantua, and the only central reserve was the cavalry under Kilmaine.

  • In the case of banks in central reserve cities, the entire reserve prescribed by law must consist of money in the vaults.

    Banking William A. Scott
  • Banks in central reserve cities are required to keep at least twenty-five per cent of their deposits in cash in their vaults.

    Banking William A. Scott
  • Nor can we make up the 373 millions by taking in all the reserve and central reserve cities, exclusive of New York.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • Against the $1,125 deposited with it the central reserve bank is required to hold only 25 per cent.

    Readings in Money and Banking

    Chester Arthur Phillips
  • Every national bank in these cities is a central reserve city bank.

    Readings in Money and Banking

    Chester Arthur Phillips
  • Every bank not situated in any one of the three central reserve cities or the forty-seven reserve cities is a country bank.

    Readings in Money and Banking

    Chester Arthur Phillips
  • Every national bank within the central reserve cities must keep a reserve equal in amount to at least 25 per cent.

    Readings in Money and Banking

    Chester Arthur Phillips
  • The Board may also reclassify cities as reserve or central reserve cities, or terminate their designation as such.

    Readings in Money and Banking

    Chester Arthur Phillips

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