Meaning of “junction” in the English Dictionary

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"junction" in British English

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junctionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒʌŋk.ʃən/ us /ˈdʒʌŋk.ʃən/ US usually intersection

a place where things, especially roads or railways, come together:

You should slow down as you approach the junction.
UK There's a service station at the next motorway junction (= point from which you can leave the motorway).

(Definition of “junction” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"junction" in American English

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junctionnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdʒʌŋk·ʃən/

a place where things, esp. roads and railroads, meet or join:

The shopping center is near the junction of the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway.

(Definition of “junction” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)