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English definition of “across country”

across country

travelling in a direction where roads or public transport do not go, or where main roads or railways do not go: Getting a train across country from Cambridge to Chester can be difficult.Through, across, opposite and against Grammar:Geographical placesSee more
(Definition of across country from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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