crosswalk

[kraws-wawk, kros-]
noun
a lane marked off for pedestrians to use when crossing a street, as at an intersection.

Origin:
1735–45; cross- + walk

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

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Example sentences
Most people try to use the crosswalk with all kinds of conflicts and
  frustration.
The car stopped at stop signs, merged onto the highway, and announced each turn
  and crosswalk approach before they happened.
The store was down the block, around the corner and across one high-traffic
  street that had a crosswalk but no stop sign or light.
Pedestrians always have the right of way, even if they're not in the crosswalk.
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