from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The sport of skiing over the countryside rather than on downhill runs.
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- n. An endurance sport and method of getting about involving travelling on skis, uphill as well as downhill .
- n. A leisure activity using cross-country skis and ski poles for traversing natural terrain during winter.
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- n. the sport of skiing across the countryside (rather than downhill)
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A group from the Valley Boys 'Club went cross-country skiing with an adult counselor.