crossroad crossroad  /ˈkrɔs ˌroʊd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a junction where one street or road crosses another

Usage(s):

  1. The Middle East is at a crossroads.
  2. Today Le Petit Vaticantwo gray concrete buildings with corrugated roofs sits at a rural crossroad in the French village of Clmery.
  3. Motorists and bus passengers were marooned in stores, juke joints, crossroads hamlets all over the storm area.

News

  1. 5 Games That Will Determine the New York Jets' Fate in 2013

    Nobody expects the New York Jets to compete for a playoff berth in the 2013 season. The green and white have undergone ugly turnover, headlined by the exit of former franchise player Darrelle Revis. The Jets reached a crossroad at the start of this offseason when it became apparent that the team would be forced to rebuild without the presence of its supposed prima donna, albeit a player that ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans Face Harsh Realities Ahead of UFC 161

    The main event at UFC 161 this weekend not only pits two of the best light heavyweights in the world against one another, but it also showcases opposing competitors at a bit of a crossroad in their respective careers. Former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson comes into the bout off of an ugly fight against Lyoto Machida in February.   The entire 15-minute affair came down to Henderson ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "Roy has been a wonderful representative of this organization since coming to Dallas," Jones said. "Unfortunately we have reached a crossroad with his time here in Dallas and the difficult decision was made to allow him to explore other...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Jerry Jones Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I hit that crossroad a while ago," Wright Penn said. "For (me), the 'I know what I don't want' was flashing neon lights."
    on Aug 17, 2009 By: Robin Wright Penn Source: msnbc.com

  3. "When you have a successful presidential speech of any sort, it's because that president is able to put their finger on the moment we're in. This is the crossroad that we are at, and then to project confidence that if we take the right measures that...
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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