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
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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First Known Use of crosstown
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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