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or four corners

[fawr-kawr-nerz, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈkɔr nərz, ˈfoʊr-/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) Northern and Western U.S.
a place where roads cross at right angles; a crossroads.

Four Corners

a point in the SW U.S., at the intersection of 37° N latitude and 109° W longitude, where the boundaries of four states—Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico—meet: the only such point in the U.S. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • For the land will never again stand at the crossroads, the four-corners of the civilized world.

  • Struli was at his side like one sprung from the earth, he tore off his four-corners, and made his comrade a bandage.

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