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carfax

(ˈkɑːfæks)
n
a place where principal roads or streets intersect, esp a place in a town where four roads meet
[C14: from Anglo-French carfuks, from Old French carrefures, from Latin quadrifurcus four-forked]

carfax

, carrefour - A carfax or carrefour is a place where (usually four) roads or streets meet, from French carrefurcs, from Latin quadrifurcus, "four forks."
See also related terms for roads.
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