crosstown crosstown  /ˈkrɔ ˌstaʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) going or extending across a town or city
  2. (adv) across a town or city

Usage(s):

  1. It's not because City has struggled, unsuccessfully, for three decades now to emerge from the shadow of its more moneyed crosstown rival, Manchester United.
  2. In 1807 New York City planners laid out a grid of narrow crosstown and wider up downtown streets from 14th to 155th.
  3. The yo-yo who makes the most trips is champion, and the crosstown shuttle does not count.

News

  1. LATEST NEWS

    Wright, the third baseman for the New York Mets, this year's host for the All-Star game, has been named captain of the National League team. Cano, the crosstown rival Yankees second baseman, is going to lead the AL squad for the second straight year.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

  2. Quick-thinking Port St. Lucie police officer's heroic act prevents crash

    A Treasure Coast woman wants to thank a Port St. Lucie police officer for saving her life. Jessica McGill was unconscious and slumped over the wheel of her 1999 gold Saturn on Saturday morning when she said Sgt. John Holman came to her rescue. "He saved my life," McGill said. McGill said she was traveling south on California Boulevard through the intersection of Crosstown Parkway when she ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WPBF Palm Beach

  3. FM Release New Video And Toby Jepson For Upcoming Show Recap

    FM have unveiled a brand new promo clip for the track 'Crosstown Train,' taken from their recent 'Rockvile' album and announced a special guest at an upcoming show
    on June 9, 2013     Source: antiMUSIC

Quotes

  1. "We're crosstown rivals, and we really don't like each other," Kings coach Marc Crawford said. "Our games are spirited, and I think that's what fans like. ...... And our players, you never have to worry about if they're ready for these...
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Marc Crawford Source: SI.com

  2. "It was good to see our guys bunch together three hits in the ninth," manger Lou Piniella told the Cubs' official Web site. "Hopefully, these things are all harbingers of things to come. We look forward to playing our crosstown neighbors, we...
    on Jun 16, 2009 By: Lou Piniella Source: ESPN

  3. "We really appreciate SC motivating us to get better," coach Ben Howland said, his tongue firmly in cheek. "That was nice of our crosstown rival."
    on Mar 31, 2006 By: Ben Howland Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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