Definition of crosstown
1 : situated at opposite points of a town crosstown schools
2 : extending or running across a town a crosstown street a crosstown bus
Examples of crosstown in a Sentence
The two schools were crosstown rivals in baseball.
We rode a crosstown bus.
Recent Examples of crosstown from the Web
CUBS ACQUIRE WHITE SOX PITCHER The Chicago Cubs, scuffling and inconsistent since winning the World Series, acquired Jose Quintana from the White Sox in a major trade between the crosstown rivals.
And while the superstitious may be wary of anything labeled 13, that number has long been synonymous with North Avenue and its crosstown buses.
With crosstown rivals focusing on a future of electric cars and self-driving vehicles, Detroit’s smallest auto maker has created a product line that’s largely fixated on the rearview mirror.
Cornwell is the first Maranatha player drafted since Dylan Covey, a member of the crosstown Chicago White Sox, was picked in 2013.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra faces shareholders this week, under pressure from a hedge fund investor and fresh scrutiny following the ouster of her counterpart at crosstown rival Ford.
Remember all the crosstown talk about trading Quintana for Schwarber?
Patients rate their overall experience at two stars, compared with four stars at the crosstown hospital owned by nonprofit Parkview Health, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Medicare.gov website.
Not to be confused with their crosstown rivals, in basketball and tire sales, who were actually called the Akron Firestone Non-Skids.
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CROSSTOWN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crosstown for English Language Learners
: located on different sides of a town or city
: going across a town or city
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