across country

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.

Word by Word Definitions

across play
  1. : from one side to the opposite side of : over, through

  2. : on the opposite side of

  3. : so as to intersect or pass through at an angle

  1. : in a position reaching from one side to the other : crosswise

  2. : to or on the opposite side

  3. : so as to be understandable, acceptable, or successful

  1. : being in a crossed position

country play
  1. : an indefinite usually extended expanse of land : region

  2. : the land of a person's birth, residence, or citizenship

  3. : a political state or nation or its territory

  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of the country

  2. : of or relating to a decorative style associated with life in the country

  3. : prepared or processed with farm supplies and procedures


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