junc·tion
/ˈjəNG(k)SH(ə)n/

noun
noun: junction; plural noun: junctions
1.
a point where two or more things are joined.
"the junction of the two rivers"
Similar:
join
joint
intersection
link
bond
weld
seam
coupling
connection
union
juncture
brace
bracket
hinge
commissure
suture
synapse
confluence
convergence
meeting
meeting point
conflux
watersmeet
sangam
a place where two or more roads or railroad lines meet.
"the junction of Queen's Road and Lancaster Avenue"
Similar:
crossroads
crossing
intersection
interchange
gyratory
turn
turnoff
exit
roundabout
level crossing
T-junction
box junction
turnout
cloverleaf
2.
ELECTRONICS
a region of transition in a semiconductor between a part where conduction is mainly by electrons and a part where it is mainly by holes.
3.
the action or fact of joining or being joined.
"the vena cava is formed by the junction of three veins"
Origin

early 18th century (in junction (sense 3)): from Latin junctio(n- ), from jungere ‘to join’.

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