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".
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The numerical value of crossroads in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of crossroads in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of crossroads in a Sentence
We came to these crossroads of making it more exotic and dramatic.
This is where you were meant to be, right here, today, at this crossroads in history.
South Sudan and its people are at a precarious crossroads between being and not being.
At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
We are standing at a crossroads and we have decided to go down a well-paved street called the European Union.
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- 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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