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cross-countryadjective

uk   /ˌkrɒsˈkʌn.tri/  us   /ˌkrɑːs-/
Cross-country sports involve competitors racing over long distances through the countryside: cross-country skiing

cross-countryadverb

uk   /ˌkrɒsˈkʌn.tri/  us   /ˌkrɑːs-/
across the length of a country: After high school we bought a camper van and travelled cross-country for two months.
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