- a crossroads or intersection
- a public square or plaza
Origin of carrefouraltered (infl. by Fr) ; from Late Middle English quarefour ; from Middle French quarrefour ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form quadrifurcum, origin, originally neuter of an unverified form quadrifurcus, literally , four-forked, hence, where four roads meet ; from Classical Latin quadri- (see quadri-) + furca, fork
- A crossroads.
- A public square; a plaza.
Origin of carrefourFrench, from Old French carrefor, from Latin quadrifurcus, four-forked : quadri-, quadri- + furca, fork.