a circular arrangement constructed at the intersection of two or more roads in order to facilitate the passage of vehicles from one road to another.
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How to use traffic circle in a sentence
The insurgents had observed the American convoys long enough to know the vehicles tended to bunch together as they approached the large traffic circle at the southern gates to the city, forming an attractive target.In the shadow of the towers: Five lives and a world transformed | Joby Warrick, Souad Mekhennet | September 2, 2021 | Washington Post
They would be located on lots very close to the busy traffic circle at the entrance to Rehoboth.
One old-timer plastered his truck with a banner that read “Go Away” and drove around and around a traffic circle.
A roundabout is not the same as a rotary, which is also known as a traffic circle.
British Dictionary definitions for traffic circle
US and Canadian a road junction in which traffic streams circulate around a central island: Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): roundabout
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