bollard

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bollard

A pillar or post, usually consisting of a metal pipe anchored in concrete and then filled with concrete,placed near building corners,loading docks, entrance doors, and gas pumps in order to protect them from automobiles; may be left natural, painted,or covered with plastic bollard covers.

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Some climbed onto traffic poles and on top of bus stops, while others spray-painted graffiti onto the LA Times building and TV news vans.
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