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cross street

a street crossing another street.
a short street connecting main streets.
Origin of cross street
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Seeing no oncoming cars, he quickly stuck out his arm as a signal and made an abrupt left onto the cross street.
  • Others joined at every cross street, and an occasional bicycle-drawn rickshaw moved past the procession.
  • Be sure to give the street address and cross street or intersection.
  • Include direction of travel and distance from cross street or interchange if possible.
  • These are angle crashes that occur when left-turning vehicles collide with through traffic on the cross street.

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