cross-country cross-country

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) not following tracks or roads
  2. (adv) across the countryside

Usage(s):

  1. The public might be forgiven for thinking the days are gone when lobbyists and special interests could pay for a lawmaker's cross-country golf outings.
  2. He had first seen cross-country on television, during Calgary in 1988, and tried the sport after moving to Wisconsin.
  3. Jarmoska decided to give BCA the $5,000 she raised biking cross-country.

News

  1. Long-distance cross-country skiers at increased risk of heart rhythm disturbances

    Cross-country skiers who take part in one of the world’s most challenging ski races, the 90 km Vasaloppet in Sweden, are at increased risk of developing arrhythmia – problems with the rate or rhythm of their heart beat – according to a study of nearly 53,000 race participants.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Police: Man suspected of cross-country jewel theft spree

    BEVERLY, Mass., June 11 (UPI) -- A man arrested in the Boston area and charged with burglaries at a suburban jeweler is suspected of a cross-country smash-and-grab spree, police said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Piedra Vista cross country summer race series begins with first of four races

    FARMINGTON >> For the second consecutive year, Piedra Vista cross-country will be holding its summer race series.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Farmington Daily Times

Quotes

  • "We got kind of a lucky bounce and Cheech buried it," said Sharks coach Ron Wilson, who marveled at his team's effort. "You play four games in six nights on the road, with cross-country travel, and it's pretty phenomenal we found a way to...
    on Dec 31, 2007 By: Ron Wilson Source: USA Today

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