Meaning of “up and down somewhere” in the English Dictionary

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"up and down somewhere" in British English

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up and down somewhere

everywhere in a particular area, especially an area that stretches from north to south:

Cities up and down the East Coast are preparing for the storm.
Cinemas up and down the country are reporting huge audiences for the film.

(Definition of “up and down somewhere” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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