traffic island


Examples of traffic island in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ali, 32, his wife, and two children, a 1-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter, were seated on the curb of a traffic island close to the Weidler Street exit ramp from Interstate 5. oregonlive, 11 June 2023 Charles Sumner, the Massachusetts senator who led the legislative fight against slavery before and during the Civil War, has both a spot in the Public Garden and on a traffic island across from Harvard Yard’s Johnston Gate. The New Yorker, 22 Oct. 2021 On a recent Saturday morning, the group planted more than 400 American flags at the Fort Square traffic island., 28 May 2021 In Quincy, nearly 50 junior ROTC members decorated a traffic island with American flags., 28 May 2021 The 100-second silent video from a security camera shows the girl alone on the traffic island across from some woods at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Terry Spencer, Star Tribune, 19 May 2021 According to the arrest report and a surveillance camera video released by detectives, the girl is seen sitting on the traffic island with her backpack on the ground near her when a white SUV passes by. al, 21 May 2021 The security camera video shows Alyssa alone on the traffic island at 7 a.m. Tuesday., 20 May 2021 The city later took down a third Columbus statue from a traffic island in South Chicago. John Byrne,, 9 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of traffic island was in 1911

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“Traffic island.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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