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Crossroad   /krˈɔsrˌoʊd/   Listen

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

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"Crossroad" Quotes from Famous Books

... line of least resistance, and that every step in his course was preceded by another and that there was a reason for what he did. Most likely he does not know the reason. In the hours of his despair he goes over his life in every detail, at every crossroad, and at all the forks where paths branch, always wishing he ...
— Crime: Its Cause and Treatment • Clarence Darrow

... group of men who seemed not only to know one another, but to know the same people in towns along the line. Between stations they gossiped, smoked, chewed, spat, and swore together like so many New England crossroad sages, but when the train stopped they gave encouraging attention to the droll performances of one of their number, a shaggy, unshaven, rawboned man, of middle age, gray-haired and collarless, who sat near the window and uttered convincing ...
— American Adventures - A Second Trip 'Abroad at home' • Julian Street

... than a quarter to two when they landed in a meadow between the town and Damigni. Don Luis made inquiries. A number of motor cars had passed along the road to Damigni, including a small limousine driven by a gentleman who had turned down a crossroad. And this crossroad led to the woods at the back of ...
— The Teeth of the Tiger • Maurice Leblanc

... 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 ...
— The Boy Scouts In Russia • John Blaine

... Bristles; I'm game to stick it out with you. Swing over a little farther, so as to get all the space you can for turning. Listen, wasn't that somebody screaming; or could it have been a locomotive whistling for a crossroad?" ...
— Fred Fenton Marathon Runner - The Great Race at Riverport School • Allen Chapman

... became gold mines, the plants costing but a few hundred dollars and the expenses of operating only ten to fifteen dollars a week—a cheap printer, the prints, the ink. Established at inland post offices they became the nuclei for crossroad trading points. ...
— Land of the Burnt Thigh • Edith Eudora Kohl

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

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