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cross-country

1 adjective
     
Related topics: Sport
cross-country1 [only before noun]
1DS across fields or not along main roads:
cross-country running
We took a cross-country route instead of the motorway.
2 from one part of the country to the other:
cross-country flights
cross-country adverb:
We rode cross-country to the village.

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