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1cross–country

adjective cross–coun·try \ˈkrs-ˈkən-trē, -ˌkən-\

: going or moving across a country

: going over the countryside rather than by roads or over a track

: relating to or used in a kind of skiing that is done over the countryside instead of down a mountain

Full Definition of CROSS-COUNTRY

1
:  extending or moving across a country <a cross–country concert tour>
2
:  proceeding over countryside (as across fields and through woods) and not by roads
3
:  of or relating to racing or skiing over the countryside instead of over a track or run
cross–country adverb

First Known Use of CROSS-COUNTRY

1767

2cross–country

noun

: cross-country skiing or racing

Full Definition of CROSS-COUNTRY

:  cross-country racing or skiing

First Known Use of CROSS-COUNTRY

1918

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