a community of people smaller than a village
juncture, critical point, crossroads(noun)
a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
"at that juncture he had no idea what to do"; "he must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point"
a point where a choice must be made
"Freud's work stands at the crossroads between psychology and neurology"
A place where one road crosses another; an intersection of two or more roads.
A centrally located position
A decision point; a turning point or opportunity to change direction, course, or goal.
A fork in the road.
In folk magic and mythology, crossroads may represent a location "between the worlds" and, as such, a site where supernatural spirits can be contacted and paranormal events can take place. Symbolically, it can mean a locality where two realms touch and therefore represents liminality, a place literally "neither here nor there", "betwixt and between".
The numerical value of crossroads in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of crossroads in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
Be entirely tolerant or not at all follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess.
The absence of voting for the Republican nominee is functionally a vote for Hillary, it's a crossroads for the Republican Party and it's a crossroads for America.
More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
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Translations for crossroads
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- مفترق طرقArabic
- encreuament, cruïllaCatalan, Valencian
- rozcestí, křižovatkaCzech
- Kreuzung, ScheidewegGerman
- turnpunkto, vojkrucoEsperanto
- encrucijada, cruceSpanish
- tienristeys, risteys, risteyskohta, tienhaara, liittymäFinnish
- bivio, punto di svoltaItalian
- 交差点, 十字路, 十字街Japanese
- 네거리, 사거리Korean
- trivium, compitaLatin
- kruising, kruispuntDutch
- vegkryss, gatekryss, veikryssNorwegian
- cruzamento, encruzilhadaPortuguese
- răscruce, intersecțieRomanian
- перекрёсток, распу́тье, перепу́тьеRussian
- rázcestie, križovatkaSlovak
- gatukorsning, vägskäl, vägkorsningSwedish
- ngã tưVietnamese
- croejhåde, croejhlådeWalloon
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