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roundabout

1. Brit a revolving circular platform provided with wooden animals, seats, etc., on which people ride for amusement; merry-go-round
2. a road junction in which traffic streams circulate around a central island
3. an informal name for boring mill
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He posted: "The mini-roundabout as you come out of the Thornaby Town Centre shops doesn't work very well, and neither does pedestrian access to the new shops across the way.
the purpose of this call for tenders is the award of works for the reinstatement of works and the creation of a mini-roundabout, A pedestrian path and a left-turn in the zac le des bois in saint-gilles.
"The traffic modelling demonstrates that a mini-roundabout would reduce overall junction performance in the peak periods, compared to the existing situation.
The village decided to put a mini-roundabout at the intersection to alleviate the backed-up traffic that had long plagued the area during rush hour.
He told officers he felt his vehicle go over something as he approached the exit of the mini-roundabout.
Police and paramedics were called to the scene at the A1300 Redwell Lane mini-roundabout and the road was closed to traffic until it was cleared.
The thief slowed down at a mini-roundabout and James was thrown off.
Now the most fashionable spot is in a box junction or a mini-roundabout.
One potential solution might be the mini-roundabout. Other countries have been designing and constructing mini-roundabouts since the 1970s, but very few of these intersections are found in the United States.
A blue Suzuki GSX R 600 motorcycle, ridden by a 28-year-old man, was travelling east on the B4265 in the direction of St Athan when a collision occurred at a mini-roundabout.
Margaret Gaturu, formerly of Mary Slessor Street, struck Bradley Galvin, 16, on the mini-roundabout that links Robin Hood Road with Remembrance Road, in Willenhall, on April 23.
Police were called at 4pm and closed off Marine Drive between the mini-roundabout at McDonald's and the Premier Inn at Ocean Plaza.