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- n. a junction of four roads
- n. the main intersection in a town
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place where four (or more) roads or streets meet: now used only as the name of such a place in Oxford, England.
Anglicisation of the Latin quadrifurcus "four-pronged, four-forked" (Wiktionary)