or four cor·ners
[ fawr-kawr-nerz, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˈkɔr nərz, ˈfoʊr- /
noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Northern and Western U.S.
a place where roads cross at right angles; a crossroads.
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Definition for four-corners (2 of 2)
a point in the SW U.S., at the intersection of 37° N latitude and 109° W longitude, where the boundaries of four states—Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico—meet: the only such point in the U.S.
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