or four cor·ners

[fawr-kawr-nerz, fohr-]

noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Northern and Western U.S.

a place where roads cross at right angles; a crossroads.

Four Corners


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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for four-corners

Historical Examples of four-corners

  • For the land will never again stand at the crossroads, the four-corners of the civilized world.

  • Struli was at his side like one sprung from the earth, he tore off his Four-Corners, and made his comrade a bandage.