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    Default traffic circle or square?

    Is a traffic circle the same as a square ?

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    Default Re: traffic circle or square?

    Quote Originally Posted by skystar30097 View Post
    Is a traffic circle the same as a square ?
    Not on Earth.
    Some squares, such as Trafalgar Square can contain traffic circles (roundabouts).

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    Default Re: traffic circle or square?

    This appears to be a roundabout (traffic circle) in a square.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: traffic circle or square?

    So, the circle road around a square is roundabout.

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    Default Re: traffic circle or square?

    Quote Originally Posted by skystar30097 View Post
    So, the circle road around a square is roundabout.
    No, a roundabout is circular.

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    Default Re: traffic circle or square?

    In the photograph I posted, there was a square (I've forgotten the name of it, sorry) in a city. Within the confines of that square was a roundabout - that is a circular structure which traffic goes around in a specific direction.
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    Default Re: traffic circle or square?

    Note that 'square' can have this meaning (my emphasis):


    • (capital letter when part of name) an open area in a town, sometimes including the surrounding buildings, which may form a square.

    (Collins)

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