Meaning of CROSSROAD in English

[cross.road] n (1719) 1: a road that crosses a main road or runs cross-country between main roads

2. usu pl but sing or pl in constr 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 esp. where a decision must be made

Merriam-Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Merriam Webster.