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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A circular one-way road at a junction of thoroughfares, facilitating an uninterrupted flow of traffic. Also called regionally rotary.

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  • n. an intersection with a circular shape and, usually, a central island

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

  • n. a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island


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