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TRAFFIC CIRCLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does traffic circle mean? 

TRAFFIC CIRCLE (noun)
  The noun TRAFFIC CIRCLE has 1 sense:

1. a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

  Familiarity information: TRAFFIC CIRCLE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRAFFIC CIRCLE (noun)


Sense 1traffic circle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

rotary; roundabout; traffic circle; circle

Context example:

the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary

Hypernyms ("traffic circle" is a kind of...):

junction (the place where two or more things come together)

Holonyms ("traffic circle" is a part of...):

road; route (an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation)


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