—n.krôs'kun'trē, -kun"-, kros'-), [key]
—adj., n., pl. tries.
directed or proceeding over fields, through woods, etc., rather than on a road or path: a cross-country race.
from one end of the country to the other: a cross-country flight.
a cross-country sport or race.
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