- 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