across country


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

Examples of across country in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our faculty help students gain a multi-perspectival understanding of regional issues both within nation-states and across country borders, where the social, political, and economic interconnectivity between the United States and its Latin American partners have reverberations on a global scale. Foreign Affairs, 7 July 2023 Ford came here in 1921, driving across country with his family. Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2023 Ford came here in 1921, driving across country with his family. Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2023 Lawmakers in states across country are seeking to pass legislation expanding or restricting gun access in the aftermath of mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Tex. Praveena Somasundaram, Washington Post, 18 July 2022 Particularly companies that operate across country borders will be less reliant on the conditions of the local economy. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 24 Sep. 2021 Vic drove his 1930 Ford Model A Sport Coupe across country from Tacoma, Washington back to Waterville to help his mother and help run his father's businesses. Shawn McFarland,, 11 Aug. 2021 Today, used second-gen Astros and Safaris are a favorite among people who travel across country to camp and find adventure. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, 13 Apr. 2021 The offensive coordinator packed up his wife, Jennifer, and their three kids, and drove the thing across country. John Canzano, oregonlive, 15 Nov. 2020 See More

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“Across country.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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