junction

Part of speech: noun

The act of joining, or condition of being joined.

Part of speech: noun

A place of union or meeting.

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Usage examples "junction":

  1. The unilateral form is nearly always the result of injury to the neck of the femur or to the epiphysial junction, although the deformity may not show itself for months or a year or two after the injury. - "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.
  2. We drew near the junction where I must leave her within a mile of the town. - "A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches", Sarah Orne Jewett.
  3. He hadn't been very active since the young medical doctor had come to Cave Junction in 1948, although he never turned down anyone who came for help, and as far as I knew he'd never lost a patient unless he was already dead when Doc got there. - "Trees Are Where You Find Them", Arthur Dekker Savage.