a paved, planted, or landscaped strip in the center of a highway that separates lanes of traffic going in opposite directions.
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Also called medial strip, median.
Origin of median strip
First recorded in 1945–50
Words nearby median strip
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British Dictionary definitions for median strip
the US term for central reserve
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