What is another word for crossroads?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈɒsɹə͡ʊdz] (IPA)

Crossroads is a term that is used to describe a point of intersection or a junction where two or more paths meet. Many other words are used as synonyms to describe this point, including intersection, junction, crossing, and convergence. These words are used interchangeably, depending on the context in which they appear. Intersection is commonly used when referring to a place where two or more roads meet, converging or crossing. Junction and crossing are used to describe a place where two or more paths or roads meet, whereas convergence is used when discussing a point of merging paths. Synonyms for crossroads help to maintain variety and diversity in language use.

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Usage examples for Crossroads

Fairfax County was filled with similar crossroads which gave an identity to each farming area and, with post office, blacksmith and general store, fulfilled the farmer's simple requirements.
"Frying Pan Farm"
Elizabeth Brown Pryor
Until 1879 the community at the crossroads of the West Ox and Centreville Roads was also called Frying Pan, at which time it was thought too undignified a name.
"Frying Pan Farm"
Elizabeth Brown Pryor
By this time he had reached the crossroads whence the house is visible, and now his bubbling pleasure suddenly went flat.
"Helena Brett's Career"
Desmond Coke

Famous quotes with Crossroads

  • Al Gore may think Medicare is at a crossroads, but his plan puts it on a highway to bankruptcy.
    Dan Bartlett
  • Well, I'm at some kind of crossroads in my life and I don't know which way to take. It's not about money, I mean, because I'm established enough now as a writer to get a reasonable advance if I wanted to do fiction.
    Helen Garner
  • Remember that the pharynx is at a crossroads from which leads off, at the top, the passage to the mouth cavity and the passage to the nasal cavity, and below, the passage to the larynx.
    Roman Jakobson
  • I was in the middle of a crossroads, which is a nice way of saying crisis, physically, emotionally and spiritually. You know the physical part. We just talked about it.
    Star Jones
  • At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
    Maurice Maeterlinck

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