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1. a road that crosses another road
2. a road that crosses from one main road to another

What does it mean when you dream about a crossroad?

As a symbol, it should be reasonably obvious that a crossroad in a dream represents a decision, a direction we must take.

References in classic literature ?
Therefore, leaving directions at every place for Grimaud, they took a crossroad which conducted the little troop by the bank of a small stream flowing into the Lys.
When they had come to the crossroad and were well away from those they had left, the lean Friar drew rein suddenly.
The boarding house was near the edge of the town, and soon they were at the crossroads which is beyond its boundary.
The travelers had chosen crossroads in the hope that they might meet with less interruption; but at Crevecoeur, Aramis declared he could proceed no farther.
There's the corner at the crossroads, where the cabman, Zakhar, has his stand, and there's Zakhar himself and still the same horse
The street they followed was intersected at irregular intervals by crossroads which, as they glanced down them, proved to be equally as tortuous as that through which they were being conducted.
Norman of Torn had recovered his helmet from one of his men who had picked it up at the crossroads, and now he rode in silence with lowered visor, as was his custom.
Look here, Swiftwater, there's a crossroads right ahead, with lots of gates, but it'll take us backcountry clear into Berkeley.
Crossroads had, as he explained, been rare places for knightly spear-runnings,
Sir Patrick had left the responsibility of superintending the crossroads on her shoulders.
At the crossroads by Gazetoy Place, where there are always crowds of carriages and sledges, Alexey Alexandrovitch suddenly heard his name called out in such a loud and cheerful voice that he could not help looking round.
When you come to the crossroads the turn to the left will take you to Glen Ellen by Bennett Peak-- that's it there.