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From Old Norse kross (cross) + býr (settlement).

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  1. A locale in England.
    1. A village in Cumbria.
    2. A town in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside (OS grid ref SJ3198).
    3. A village in North Yorkshire.
  2. A village on the Isle of Man (OS grid ref SC3279).
  3. A northern English and Scottish habitational surname, from Old Norse​.
  4. An Irish surname, from Irish, a variant of Crosbie.
  5. A suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa; named for mine operator J. H. Crosby.
  6. A locale in the United States.
    1. A city in Minnesota; named for mine operator George H. Crosby.
    2. A census-designated place in Texas; named for railroad engineer G. J. Crosby.
    3. A city, the county seat of Divide County, North Dakota; named for businessman S. A. Crosby.
    4. A town in Mississippi; named for lumber mill operator L. O. Crosby.
    5. An unincorporated community in Washington; named for one of the places in England.

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