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cross-country

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈkrɔs ˈkʌn·tri/ us  

cross-country adjective [not gradable] (INVOLVING DISTANCES)

(of sports) involving movement over some distance through natural areas: cross-country skiing/running

cross-country adjective [not gradable] (ACROSS A COUNTRY)

across the length or width of a country: After college we bought a camper and traveled cross-country for two months.
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