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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Juncture \Junc"ture\ (j[u^][ng]k"t[-u]r; 135), n. [L. junctura, fr. jungere to join. See Jointure.] 1. A joining; a union; an alliance. [Obs.] "Devotional compliance and juncture of hearts." --Eikon Basilike. [1913 Webster] 2. The line or point at which two bodies are joined; a joint; an articulation; a seam; as, the junctures of a vessel or of the bones. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 3. A point of time; esp., one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances; hence, a crisis; an exigency. "Extraordinary junctures." --Addison. [1913 Webster] In such a juncture, what can the most plausible and refined philosophy offer? --Berkeley. [1913 Webster]