a community of people smaller than a village
a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made;
"at that juncture he had no idea what to do"
"he must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point"
a point where a choice must be made;
"Freud's work stands at the crossroads between psychology and neurology"
- The horse swayed left at the crossroads.
- An accident happened at a crossroads a few metres away from bank.
- The accident took place at the crossroads.
- If you take the next turning to the right, you'll be able to head them off at the big crossroads.