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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JUNCTION

This junction O'Neill was determined to defeat, and did defeat it;—but let us not anticipate.

Once this junction was formed, the Hudson lay open--and after that?

It is about two miles from the junction of the Powow River with the Merrimac.

This was somewhere in what is now central Kansas near Junction City.

Shall you drive to the junction if you hear nothing at the station?

The gills are attached to the stem or notched near the junction of the gills and the stem.

At that moment I caught sight of Flora de Barral at the junction of the two streets.

So, as she is willing, I shall just leave her at the junction, and go up to London.

They seem to form a junction with the corps to the right; they are the Prussians.

He had told the girl that, on the long, jolty ride from the junction.

WORD ORIGIN

1711, "act of joining," from Latin iunctionem (nominative iunctio), noun of action from past participle stem of iungere "to join together" (see jugular). Meaning "place where things meet" first attested 1836, American English, originally in reference to railroad tracks.

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