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Crossroad   /krˈɔsrˌoʊd/   Listen
Crossroad

noun
1.
A junction where one street or road crosses another.  Synonyms: carrefour, crossing, crossway, intersection.






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"Crossroad" Quotes from Famous Books



... think that's easily accounted for, Fred. There is a crossroad less than half a mile beyond that culvert. They will suppose that we mean to take the turn. Ivan would have thought of that, I'm sure, if there had been any danger that they would not expect us to be traveling ...
— The Boy Scouts In Russia • John Blaine

... Next morning, at half past seven, the postman who conveyed letters to the village, noticed at the crossroad, not far from the highroad, a large splash of blood not yet dry. He said to himself: "Hallo! some boozer must have been ...
— A Comedy of Marriage & Other Tales • Guy De Maupassant

... The crossroad where the ambulances turned off was a maze of beams of light from the autos. There was shouting of orders which nobody could carry out. Wounded, able to walk, passed through the beams of the lamps, the red of their bloodstains, detached against the white of ...
— A Volunteer Poilu • Henry Sheahan

... fell on Saturday, the day wisely chosen by the Women's Leagues for their mass meeting. Bills were posted advertising this "historical event" far and wide in every post office, and country store, in mills, gin houses, and at every crossroad in ...
— The Co-Citizens • Corra Harris

... a chance and close up on him," said Garrick, as he, too, accelerated his speed, not a difficult thing to do with the almost perfect racer of Warrington's. "He may turn off at a crossroad at any ...
— Guy Garrick • Arthur B. Reeve



Words linked to "Crossroad" :   intersection, turning point, corner, carrefour, road, crossway, level crossing, grade crossing, route, junction, street corner



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