crosstown

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crosstown (not comparable)

  1. (US) Extending across a city or town.
  2. (public transportation) Connecting different areas of a city or town without passing through downtown.
    • 1968 Simon and Garfunkel - "At the Zoo" on "Bookends"
      But you can take the crosstown bus / If it's raining or it's cold, / And the animals will love it / If you do.
  3. Situated at the other end of town.
    The football team beat our crosstown rivals last night.

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