Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A road that intersects another road.
  • noun A place where two or more roads meet.
  • noun A small, usually rural community situated at an intersection of two or more roads.
  • noun A place that is centrally located.
  • noun A crucial point.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as cross-heading. 1 and .
  • noun A road that crosses from one main road to another; a by-road.
  • noun A road that crosses another, especially a main road, or one of two or more roads that cross each other.
  • noun plural Two or more roads so crossing; the point where they intersect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A road that crosses another; an obscure road intersecting or avoiding the main road.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A crossroads (place where one road crosses another)
  • noun A road that crosses another

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a junction where one street or road crosses another

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She has gone through what she calls a crossroad with her relationship with Kelly Carpenter, and I think that she ` s just sort of saying, you know what?

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  • Coming to the main crossroad there was chaos as a car was broken down in the middle of the junction.

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  • Quantico is also known as the crossroad of the Corps, since so many Marines passed through the Marine Corps University here.

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  • At the end of the crossroad was a small cafe, one dark oak door open.

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  • Cantor is such a jerk, when a republican changes his mind it is a "crossroad", when a Democrat changes his mind it's "flip-flopping"!

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  • To find this restaurant, go back to Insadong-Gil street, turn right onto Insadong-negori (negori means "crossroad") and take the first alley to the left.

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  • (Chomphra-Thatoom), and visitors need to make a leftturn at Ban-Nongtart crossroad which is only 15 kilometers from Thatoom district.

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  • (Chomphra-Thatoom), and visitors need to make a leftturn at Ban-Nongtart crossroad which is only 15 kilometers from Thatoom district.

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  • That is the kind of crossroad he approaches this season.

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  • Adversity often provides the kind of crossroad that defines who we are.

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