from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Moving or directed across open country rather than following tracks, roads, or runs: a cross-country race.
- adj. From one side of a country to the opposite side: a cross-country flight.
- n. A cross-country sport, especially running, skiing, or driving.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative form of cross country.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. across the country; not by the road.
- adj. from one side of a country to the other.
- adj. moving across open country rather than following tracks or roads. Opposite of
- n. a race over a course including countryside, rather than over roads or prepared paths.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lying or directed across fields or open country; not confined to roads or fixed lines: as, a cross-country hunt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a long race run over open country
- adv. across the countryside
- adv. not following tracks or roads
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