Meaning of CROSSROADS in English

cross ‧ roads /ˈkrɒsrəʊdz $ ˈkrɒːsroʊdz/ BrE AmE noun ( plural crossroads ) [countable]

1 . a place where two roads meet and cross each other ⇨ junction , T-junction

at the crossroads

Turn left at the next crossroads.

The car was approaching the crossroads.

2 . a time when someone has to make very important decisions which will affect their future

at a crossroads

Now farming is at a crossroads in the European Community.

a career crossroads

3 . an important or central place

at the crossroads

The city was ideally situated at the crossroads to the great trade centres of Europe.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.