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noun as in an intersecting road

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In 2013, facing a crossroads with expiring city leases, then-Mayor Bob Filner took up a prominent downtown commercial real estate broker’s offer to help for free.

We’re at this weird crossroads, where people say they’re working harder than ever but also say they love working from home.

From Digiday

In this three-dimensional space there are three axes — x, y and z — that all intersect at a crossroads, the origin.

Even at this historic crossroad, the number of women in Congress increased by only 4 percent.

So here we are, at another crossroads in the nation’s history.

From Ozy

Your husband left us at the very first crossroad toward your place and I was absorbed with my new-old neighbors' affairs.

They turned into a crossroad after a time, and there in a little village Sara Lee found her new home.

There is a crossroad there, you remember, cutting through to the lake, and I turned in.

As we had foreseen, there were plenty of thirsty people walking along the Dover Road, and even some from the crossroad.

It would have been easy for them to miss each other, unless they happened to take the same crossroad.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crossroad, such as: intersection, and byroad.

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