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at the junction of the 10 and 5 freeways
  the place where two or more things come together
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  • at the junction of the 10 and 5 freeways
  • the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers
  • New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new States shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction of any other State; nor any State be formed by the Junction of two or more States, or Parts of States, without the Consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned as well as of the Congress.
    The Constitution of the United States
  • The wires come together in the junction box.

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  • It stopped at this junction for two minutes and went to Madrid.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  Hills Like White Elephants
  • He sat studying the twisted matrix of routes in red and black with his finger at the junction where he thought that they might be.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road
  • Jean Louise Finch always made this journey by air, but she decided to go by train from New York to Maycomb Junction on her fifth annual trip home.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • On October 10, we bombed a railway junction at Munster, and on October 14, on a day that became known as Black Thursday, the war came to an end for me.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Another few miles on Highway 35 to the junction of 675.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • He pulls his collar up around his neck and strides down the street toward the junction, from where he is most likely to hail a taxi.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You

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  • The day after Wayne Parr said he had chosen powder blue for his dinner jacket, threequarters of the boys ordered the same from Tuxedo Junction.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • "What you really want," he confided, "is a thermocouple with a cold junction compensator."
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • A path through the marsh grass made a junction with the beach; she continued past this place, aware now that a man was following her, and that his eyes were fastened on her hips and the extravagant swaying motion she felt compelled to make.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Ron lived on a farm near White River Junction.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • At the T-junction I looked this way and that, not knowing where to turn.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • At Stacklepoole Junction she parted from them with warm expressions of mutual regard.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • Tally cruised to a halt, surveying the junction.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • Lohne is a railway junction.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • He paused at a junction of two paths and looked around for some sign of Fleur.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • We needed all our skill, moving up to the corner blocks, opening fire out there in the night as we rounded these strange, dark, foreign street junctions.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • She limped down the corridor—she was beginning to feel the ache of true exhaustion in her legs and arms—and found herself at the junction of the stairs.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • What happened was, we crossed a muddy river and marched west into the mountains, and on the third day we took a break along a trail junction in deep jungle.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • CHAPTER 9 Discovered Idrove quickly through the I-10 junction as the sun fell behind me.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Therefore, I followed him without a word, to a retired nook of the garden, formed by the junction of two walls and screened by some rubbish.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • When he could hear only the sounds of distant Glader conversations, as well as faint echoes of bleating sheep and snorting pigs, his wish was granted; he found the junction of the two giant walls and collapsed into the corner to rest.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • At the crotch or junction, these flukes slightly overlap, then sideways recede from each other like wings, leaving a wide vacancy between.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The junction of the bodice and drawers was entirely concealed by one of the many-colored scarfs, whose brilliant hues and rich silken fringe have rendered them so precious in the eyes of Parisian belles.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • As chance would have it my father met this truck at a road junction when he was walking through the city centre.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • She examined the meters, fuse boxes, and junction boxes and then took out a Canon digital camera the size of a cigarette packet.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The telephone booth stands outside Howard Johnson’s at the junction of Routes 99 and 119, and the sun splashes on the windows and glass doors of the booth.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • Large steel junction boxes provided a makeshift hiding place, protecting them from the view of the two full-size velociraptors that stood directly before them, not five feet away.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • At Callyan they reached the junction of the branch line which descends towards south-eastern India by Kandallah and Pounah; and, passing Pauwell, they entered the defiles of the mountains, with their basalt bases, and their summits crowned with thick and verdant forests.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • From the same junction point, the young Atlanta, a fourth railroad was constructed southwestward to Montgomery and Mobile.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • This road junction will be useful.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • Regarding our plans, we finally decided that Mina’s guess was correct, and that if any waterway was chosen for the Count’s escape back to his Castle, the Sereth and then the Bistritza at its junction, would be the one.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • The agent gunned the sedan across the junction and sped onto a wooded section of Rue Castiglione, which served as the northern entrance to the famed Tuileries Gardens—Paris’s own version of Central Park.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • By-and-by the procession went filing down the steep descent of the main avenue, the flickering rank of lights dimly revealing the lofty walls of rock almost to their point of junction sixty feet overhead.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • The ringing impact of trucks, the sharp whistle of the engines from the junction, mingled with their shouts of "Men from Mars!"
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • Then, after the break-up of the ice on the Porcupine, he had built a canoe and paddled down that stream to where it effected its junction with the Yukon just under the Artic circle.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • I got out and told the driver to go on and that if we had not caught up to them at the junction of the road to Cormons to wait there.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • The truck headed toward an intersection that had signs marking a junction.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • Warned, nevertheless, and put on the alert by the little white chapel which marks its angle of junction with the Nivelles highway, he had probably put a question as to the possibility of an obstacle, to the guide Lacoste.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • For a fare of twenty francs, the vehicle went down Broadway to Union Square, took Fourth Ave. to its junction with Bowery St., turned into Katrin St. and halted at Pier 34.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • If Kutuzov decided to abandon the road connecting him with the troops arriving from Russia, he would have to march with no road into unknown parts of the Bohemian mountains, defending himself against superior forces of the enemy and abandoning all hope of a junction with Buxhowden.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • It was one of those nooks which architects sometimes reserve at the point of junction between the roof and the supporting wall.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Within this fragile barrier he arranged the blankets abandoned by the foresters, darkening the inner extremity of the cavern, while its outer received a chastened light from the narrow ravine, through which one arm of the river rushed to form the junction with its sister branch a few rods below.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • Last year travelling to Ennis had to pick up that farmer’s daughter’s ba and hand it to her at Limerick junction.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • They had travelled together as far as this station, which was a junction; and here, in a few minutes, one train would arrive and take the girls away to one school, and in about half an hour another train would arrive and the boys would go off to another school.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • But a block of nervous transmission, or a block of the neuromuscular junction, or cortical poisoning— that could be very swift.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • We tried it, and made a success of it, though the king slipped, at the junction, and came near failing to connect.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
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