Crossroad (noun)

  1. A place where two or more roads cross each other.
  2. A point in one's life or career where a decision must be made.

Origin:

Early 19th century: formed from cross + road.

Examples:

  1. They arrived at the crossroad and had to decide which direction to take.
  2. The town was just a small crossroad on the way to their destination.
  3. The crossroad was a busy intersection with heavy traffic.
  4. He was at a crossroad in his career and had to decide whether to stay or move on.
  5. The crossroad was a meeting place for travelers and merchants.
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