Pronunciation: (krôs'rōd", kros'-),[key] —n. 1. a road that crosses another road, or one that runs transversely to main roads.
2. a by-road.
3. Often, crossroads.(used with a sing. or pl. v.) a. the place where roads intersect.
b. a point at which a vital decision must be made.
c. a main center of activity.