[ kraws-wawk, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌwɔk, ˈkrɒs- /


a lane marked off for pedestrians to use when crossing a street, as at an intersection.


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Origin of crosswalk

First recorded in 1735–45; cross- + walk Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for crosswalk

/ (ˈkrɒsˌwɔːk) /


US and Canadian a path across a road marked as a crossing for pedestriansAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): pedestrian crossing See also zebra crossing, pelican crossing
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