noun cross·road \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

:  a road that crosses a main road or runs cross-country between main roads
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

CROSSROAD Defined for Kids


noun cross·road \ˈkrs-ˌrōd\

Definition of CROSSROAD for Kids

:  a place where roads run across each other —usually used in pl.


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