crossroads

[ kraws-rohd, kros- ]SEE DEFINITION OF crossroads

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That frightened them, and they did not venture to go further than the crossroads.

He prevailed upon him to take me in his wagon as far as a crossroads where I was to be left.

A modern school cannot be maintained at every other crossroads.

A consolidated school or a library cannot be maintained at every crossroads.

I shall have him buried at the crossroads with a stake through his evil heart!

Yes, and the crossroads where the 'buses must turn, for Guise is just beyond here, too.

They came to a crossroads and a sudden stop at one and the same moment.

The body had to be watched to prevent its being stolen and buried at the crossroads.

All are to be met at crossroads, with harm to the beholders.

Punctuation marks are directions at the crossroads of thought.

WORD ORIGIN

1795, in figurative sense of "a turning point, a moment of decision;" from crossroad. In U.S., used for "a crossroads and little more; small, dull town" by 1845.

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center

nounpoint of attraction for visitors, shoppers, travelers
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