Meaning of “cross-country” in the English Dictionary

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cross-countryadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈkrɔs ˈkʌn·tri/

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.

(Definition of “cross-country” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)