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safety island

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  1. an area provided for the safety of pedestrians from vehicular traffic, as between lanes on a busy street or highway.

Origin of safety island

First recorded in 1930–35

Safety Islands

plural noun
  1. a group of three islands in the Caribbean, off the coast of French Guiana, belonging to France.
French Îles du Salut.
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British Dictionary definitions for safety island

Safety Islands

pl n
  1. a group of three small French islands in the Atlantic, off the coast of French GuianaFrench name: Îles du Salut
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