Four-way stop

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Four´-way` stop


n.1.An intersection of two roads having stop signs at all four entry points. The usual rule for such intersections requires that those entering the intersection yield the right of way to vehicles entering before them.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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12 to look at the feasibility of an all-way stop at Race and Spencer streets to help make the park entrance safer for users.
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