[adjective kraws-kuhn-tree, kros-; noun kraws-kuhn-tree, -kuhn-, kros-] /adjective ˈkrɔsˌkʌn tri, ˈkrɒs-; noun ˈkrɔsˈkʌn tri, -ˌkʌn-, ˈkrɒs-/
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.
noun, plural cross-countries.
a cross-country sport or race.
by way of fields, woods, etc, as opposed to roads: cross-country running
across a country: a cross-country railway
a long race held over open ground
also cross country, crosscountry; 1767, of roads, from cross (v.) + country, or short for across-country. Of flights, from 1909.
[kraws-kawrt, -kohrt, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈkɔrt, -ˈkoʊrt, ˈkrɒs-/ adjective 1. (in racket games) directed to the diagonally opposite side of the . 2. Basketball. directed to the opposite end of the . adverb 3. (in racket games) to or toward the diagonally opposite side of the . 4. Basketball. to or toward the opposite end of the […]
[kraws-kuhz-uh n, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌkʌz ən, ˈkrɒs-/ noun 1. a cousin who is the child either of one’s mother’s brother or one’s father’s sister.
- Cross-cousin marriage
noun 1. marriage between the children of a brother and sister.
[kraws-kuhl-cher-uh l, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈkʌl tʃər əl, ˈkrɒs-/ adjective 1. combining, pertaining to, or contrasting two or more cultures or cultural groups: cross-cultural studies; cross-cultural communication. adjective 1. involving or bridging the differences between cultures