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traffic circle

noun [C] uk   US ( UK roundabout) us  
a place where three or more roads join and traffic must go around a circular area in the middle, rather than straight across
Translations of “traffic circle”
in Korean 원형 교차로, 라운드 어바웃…
in Arabic دَوّار…
in Portuguese rotatória…
in Catalan rotonda…
in Japanese 環状交差点, ロータリー交差点…
in Italian rotatoria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 環島, 環形交叉路口…
in Russian кольцевая транспортная развязка…
in Turkish kavşak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 环岛, 环形交叉路口…
in Polish rondo…
(Definition of traffic circle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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