cross-country

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 [ˈkrɒskʌntrɪ] [ˌkrɒsˈkʌntrɪ]



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
cross-coun•try /adj. ˈkrɔsˌkʌntri, ˈkrɑs-; n. -ˈkʌntri, -ˌkʌn-/USA pronunciation   adj. 
    [before a noun]
  1. directed or proceeding over fields, through woods, etc., rather than on a road or track:a cross-country race.
  2. from one end of the country to the other:a cross-country flight.

n. [uncountable]
  1. Sporta cross-country sport or race:a gold medal in cross-country.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
cross-coun•try  (adj. krôskun′trē, kros-;n. krôskuntrē, -kun′-, kros-),USA pronunciation adj., n., pl.  tries. 
adj. 
  1. directed or proceeding over fields, through woods, etc., rather than on a road or path:a cross-country race.
  2. from one end of the country to the other:a cross-country flight.

n. 
  1. a cross-country sport or race.
  • 1760–70


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

cross-country adj , adv
  1. by way of fields, woods, etc, as opposed to roads
  2. across a country
n
  1. a long race held over open ground



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