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See also: cross country
cross-country (not comparable)
- From one side of a country to the other.
- 1963 February, G. M. Kichenside, “The Newport (Mon.) resignalling scheme”, in Modern Railways, page 125:
- Passenger traffic consists largely of through expresses from London, Bristol and Birmingham to South Wales via Severn Tunnel Junction, and cross-country trains from the north and Midlands via Pontypool Road. (In Britain cross-country trains connect regional centres, and avoid London.)
- Across countryside.
- Relating to cross country racing.
- (of data or research) Across countries.
- (across countries): cross-countries
- Alternative form of
- “cross-country” in the Cambridge English Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- “cross-country” in the Collins English Dictionary
- “cross-country”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.