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".
Song lyrics by crossroads -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by crossroads on the Lyrics.com website.
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 are at a crossroads, whether this is going to spread further or not, as of now we can't answer that part because additional cases have occurred, although we thought until last weekend it had leveled off.
I knew that being a woman at this sort of crossroads in history with MeToo and Times Up, I knew that my role in it would be different than that of a male lawyer, people say well wait, you're going against your gender or how dare you. But to me, there's something bigger than our gender and that's our rights.
At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
South Sudan and its people are at a precarious crossroads between being and not being.
Collins is everything Georgians hate about Washington, he is a swamp creature that claims to be conservative. ... Now, having made an emotional, ill-informed and selfish decision, he finds himself at a crossroads. Republicans who are working to reelect President Trump and retain the Senate majority hope he has a moment of clarity, does the right thing and walks away from this poor decision. Otherwise, voters will make it for him.
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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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