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Definition of junction noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(also intersection) the place where two or more roads or railroad lines meet It was near the junction of City Road and Old Street. Cheyenne was one of the most important railroad junctions in the West.
  2. 2a place where two or more cables, rivers, or other things meet or are joined a telephone junction box the junction between nerves and muscles
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: junction