crossroad


cross·road

noun \ˈkrs-ˌrōd also -ˈrōd\

: a place where two or more roads cross

: a road that crosses a main road or that runs across land between main roads

Full Definition of CROSSROAD

1
:  a road that crosses a main road or runs cross-country between main roads
2
usually plural but singular or plural in construction
a :  the place of intersection of two or more roads
b (1) :  a small community located at such a crossroads
(2) :  a central meeting place
c :  a crucial point especially where a decision must be made

Examples of CROSSROAD

  1. Traffic was stopped at the crossroad.
  2. We turned onto a crossroad.

First Known Use of CROSSROAD

1686

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