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traffic circle

noun [C]  /ˈtræf·ɪk ˌsɜr·kəl/ ( also rotary) us  
a place where roads meet in a circle that drivers go around to find their next road
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…
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