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Definition of cross-country adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    cross-country

     adjectiveadverb
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌkrɒs ˈkʌntri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌkrɔːs ˈkʌntri//
     
    [usually before noun] adverb
     
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  1. 1across fields or open country rather than on roads or a track cross-country running We rode cross-country.
  2. 2from one part of a country to the other, especially not using main roads or routes cross-country train journeys
  3. 3involving two or more countries The report contains the findings of a cross-country comparison of crime statistics.
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