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carrefour

noun car·re·four \ˌka-rə-ˈfr\

Definition of CARREFOUR

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:  square, plaza <the farmers … preferred the open carrefour for their transactions — Thomas Hardy>

Examples of CARREFOUR

  1. <our hotel in Montreal was adjacent to a noisy carrefour>

Origin of CARREFOUR

Middle French, from Late Latin quadrifurcum, neuter of quadrifurcus having four forks, from Latin quadri- + furca fork
First Known Use: 15th century

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