One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A street that crosses another street or connects two streets.‘turn at the cross street into Sunset Place’
- ‘The cross streets most affected are 32nd, 38th and 46th streets, the report said.’
- ‘I hadn't been to the area in at least five or six years and I didn't even remember the cross street name anymore.’
- ‘We plastered them all over, extending our target area to include several major cross streets, as well as two local dog parks.’
- ‘The city's existing cross streets will be extended across the various sites, in roughly their pre-1950s configuration.’
- ‘The next cross street had a familiar name that she'd heard some place.’
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