central reservation

noun

Definition of central reservation

British
: a grassy or paved area that divides a highway so that traffic going in one direction is kept separate from traffic going in the opposite direction : median strip

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“Central reservation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/central%20reservation. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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