from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • That runs across the town: as, a cross-town line of street-cars; a cross-town car.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. going or extending across a town or city


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  • Like cross-town rivals BNP Paribas SA and Société Générale SA, Crédit Agricole reduced its exposure to government bonds in troubled euro-zone countries in recent months.

    Crédit Agricole Takes Greece Hit

  • Mr. Kelly's missive to 38,000 employees warned that if cross-town rival American Airlines emerges from bankruptcy-court protection, it will have substantially lower costs than before and will join the other remade "legacy" carriers that are giving Southwest a run for its money in ways they never did before.

    Rivals Invade Southwest's Air Space

  • Noticing the blue-and-orange T-shirts as well as black or pinstriped replica jerseys of our cross-town rivals, the New York Metropolitans, all I could do was smile.

    One Season

  • NOTE: Yankee fans did show their cross-town rivals compassion, for one day.

    One Season

  • After all, our annoying little cross-town brothers need a victory every now and then, I lamented.

    One Season

  • But then, I remembered back way back to my theatre days and what tech week looked like to our preview audiences, and I decided to make that cross-town trip again.

    Neil Zevnik: A New Paradigm? Now Serving: A Nice Dose of Healthy and a Healthy Dose of Nice

  • Getting from one salon to the other, she simply hailed a cab or used the cross-town bus.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Chrysler's cross-town rivals, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co., have similar two-tiered wage systems.

    Fiat Stock Plan May Signal Chrysler Merger

  • Last May (2009), we re-visited Paris and stayed with family and I noticed that my brother-in-law´s car had a feature that sounded the bells of Big Ben occasionally as we drove form Charles de Gaulle Airport into the city and across the city to their home in the cross-town suburb of La Defence.

    Questions and Concerns about Foreigners in Mexico

  • When cross-town rival Novartis AG bought a major stake in Roche in 2001, the pool vehemently opposed the idea of a merger.

    Investor Pool Loses Majority Control of Roche


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