traffic circle - definition in the American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “traffic circle”

See all translations

traffic circle

noun [C]  us   /ˈtræf·ɪk ˌsɜr·kəl/ (also rotary)
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…
(Definition of traffic circle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of traffic circle?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “traffic circle” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

selfless

caring more for what other people need and want rather than for what you yourself need and want

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More