Belisha beacon /bəˈliːʃə/


I. noun

(in the UK) an orange ball containing a flashing light, mounted on a striped post on the pavement at each end of a zebra crossing.
– origin 1930s: named after Leslie Hore- Belisha (1893–1957), British politician, Minister of Transport when the beacons were introduced.

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