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cross–country

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

Definition of cross–country

  1. 1 :  extending or moving across a country a cross–country concert tour

  2. 2 :  proceeding over countryside (as across fields and through woods) and not by roads

  3. 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


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cross–country

noun cross–coun·try

Definition of cross–country

  1. :  cross-country racing or skiing

First Known Use of cross–country

1918


CROSS–COUNTRY Defined for English Language Learners

cross-country

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adjective

Definition of cross–country for English Language Learners

  • : 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

cross-country

noun

Definition of cross–country for English Language Learners

  • : cross-country skiing or racing


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