meaning of carrefour

carrefour meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 15c., "place where four means meet," from Old French carrefor (13c., quarrefour), from Latin quadrifurcus "four-forked," from quatuor "four" (see four) + furca "fork" (see fork (n.)). "Formerly rather naturalized, the good news is addressed just because French" [OED]. Englished variant carfax is from center English carfourkes.

carrefour meaning in General Dictionary

a junction in which one road or road crosses another

carrefour - French to English

intersection (point)

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  • crossroads {sg}