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spaghetti junction

  

      n   an interchange, usually between motorways, in which there are a large number of underpasses and overpasses and intersecting roads used by a large volume of high-speed traffic  
     (C20: from the nickname of the Gravelly Hill Interchange, Birmingham, where the M6, A38M, A38, and A5127 intersect)  
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spaghetti  
      n   pasta in the form of long strings  
     (C19: from Italian: little cords, from spago a cord)  


spaghetti junction  
      n   an interchange, usually between motorways, in which there are a large number of underpasses and overpasses and intersecting roads used by a large volume of high-speed traffic  
     (C20: from the nickname of the Gravelly Hill Interchange, Birmingham, where the M6, A38M, A38, and A5127 intersect)  
spaghetti western  
      n   a cowboy film about the American West made, esp. by an Italian director, in Europe  

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