Meaning of CROSSROAD in English


Pronunciation: ' kro ̇ s- ˌ r ō d also - ' r ō d

Function: noun

Date: 1686

1 : a road that crosses a main road or runs cross-country between main roads

2 usually plural but singular or plural in construction a : the place of intersection of two or more roads b (1) : a small community located at such a crossroads (2) : a central meeting place c : a crucial point especially where a decision must be made

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.