across country

idiom

Definition of across country

1 : from one side of a country to the other. They drove across country.
2 : from one side of the countryside to the other The river runs across country.
3 : by a course going directly over the countryside rather than by roads The group walked across country.

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“Across country.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/across%20country. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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