Meaning of CROSSROAD in English

noun Date: 1686 a road that crosses a main road or runs cross-country between main roads, 2. usually plural but singular or plural in construction the place of intersection of two or more roads, b. a small community located at such a ~s, a central meeting place, a crucial point especially where a decision must be made

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