Definition of Cross-country

1. Adverb. Not following tracks or roads. "They liked to race cross-country"

2. Adverb. Across the countryside. "The road runs cross-country"

Definition of Cross-country

1. Noun. (alternative form of cross country) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cross-country

cross-breeding
cross-browser
cross-cap
cross-caps
cross-channel
cross-check
cross-compatible
cross-compiler
cross-compilers
cross-console emulation
cross-contaminate
cross-contamination
cross-correlation
cross-correlations
cross-country (current term)
cross-country jumping
cross-country riding
cross-country skiing
cross-cousin
cross-cultural
cross-cultural comparison
cross-cultural psychiatry
cross-cut bur
cross-division
cross-dressers
cross-examination

Literary usage of Cross-country

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1. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"The Cross Country Mill: While these improvements were being made in the looping mill, ... It is known as the cross-country mill, and is intended for rolling ..."

2. Science, Technology and Industry Outlook: Drivers of Growth : Information by OECD (2001)
"cross-country comparisons Whatever ... measure of entrepreneurship used, cross-country comparisons of the relationship to growth remain problematic. ..."

3. Learning to Fly in the U. S. Army: A Manual of Aviation Practice by Elisha Noel Fales (1917)
"In cross-country flying, then, your chief anxiety will be to arrive at your ... The first cross-country flight you make may be a short, easy one, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo (1897)
"The dress suitable for cross-country running is a pair of twill ... Training for the cross-country championships has now been reduced to a science ; and the ..."

5. Costa Rica by Bruce Conord (2006)
"Cross-Country Flights A good way to cover the distances to the corners of Costa Rica is by air. To spend a weekend in Quepos or Tortuguero, for example, ..."

6. Aircraft Year Book by Manufacturers Aircraft Association (1920)
"CHAPTER II cross-country FLYING AND LANDING FIELDS THE comprehensive aircraft program which the United States Government was compelled to adopt in 1017 to ..."

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