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  • adj. Taking place across a border.
  • adv. Across a border.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Forming a border across, as across a fabric woven on a Jacquard loom, such as that in a handkerchief, a table-cover, a towel, etc.


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  • The agency had never run a successful, long-term cross-border operation, never penetrated the IIS, the SSO or the Republican Guard.

    Plan of Attack

  • The report cited data in Morgan Stanley's 2010 annual report showing $39 billion of so-called cross-border outstandings at Dec. 31.

    Wall Street Banks Taking a Bruising

  • So-called cross-border outstandings to France for all except Wells Fargo were $188 billion, including $114 billion to French banks. -- Top News

  • Pakistan shut the border crossing last Thursday, following a NATO cross-border raid that Pakistan says killed three of its soldiers in the Kurram region.

    Another NATO Tanker Attacked in Pakistan

  • The Pakistani border crossing used to transport NATO supplies to international forces in Afghanistan remains closed Thursday, despite an apology from the United States for a cross-border raid that killed Pakistani soldiers.

    Pakistan Border Crossing Still Shut After US Apology

  • There have been four attacks on NATO supply convoys since Pakistan closed the northwestern Torkhum border crossing Thursday, following a NATO cross-border raid that Pakistan says killed three of its soldiers in the Kurram region.

    8 Miltants Killed in Pakistan Drone Strike

  • Israel says it launched the Gaza offensive in late December to stop cross-border rocket attacks by Palestinian militants.

    2 Israeli Soldiers Convicted of Using Palestinian boy as Human Shield

  • Pakistan is now blocking a vital supply route for U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, in apparent retaliation for a cross-border NATO air strike that Pakistan says killed three of its soldiers.

    2 Drone Attacks Hit Pakistan

  • The two countries celebrated the completion of a cross-border oil pipeline that links Russia, the world's biggest oil producer, with China, the largest energy consumer.

    Russia, China Praise Their Relationship

  • It was the fourth cross-border raid in recent days.

    Gunmen Torch NATO Tankers in Pakistan


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