Definition of traffic circle in English:

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traffic circle

Pronunciation: /ˈtrafik ˌsərkəl/


North American
A road junction at which traffic moves in one direction around a central island.
Example sentences
  • A separate monument located in Timbuktu celebrates the peace accord; still another monument on a traffic circle in Bamako also commemorates the settlement.
  • I washed my hands and stood drying them at the window facing the traffic circle outside the office.
  • I quit being afraid when we turned right at the traffic circle.

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Syllabification: traf·fic cir·cle

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