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Definition of 'cross-country'

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Cutting wood with such a saw is akin to strapping on slalom skis for a cross-country trip. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She had a cross-country race coming up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But we understand this woman is a former cross-country runner and did not feel able to let it go. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The question she must ask is whether or not the horse will be damaged by going round the cross-country course today. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I meant to keep to cross-country tracks and footpaths all the way. Eric Newby A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)Her world cross-country triumph of 2001 is one such motivator. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now hill walkers, mountain bikers and cross-country runners are finding similar tools invaluable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We were all packed in, beginning our cross-country trip back home after visiting family. Christianity Today (2000)He was entered for a cross-country race, representing the school. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He gave us a blinding clear, to go with his sublime round over the cross-country course the previous day. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Punchestown's cross-country track last time. The Sun (2006)Contestants risk all on a series of timed runs down a challenging cross-country course, made more treacherous by artificial jumps and obstacles. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I once ran into him moments before his round over the Badminton cross-country course. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I have faced an angry lion on foot, but far more terrifying is the riding of a cross-country course. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When another timetable clash meant she had to choose between football trials for the national team and the national cross-country championships, she opted for athletics. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is a national schools rackets champion, a county squash player and cross-country runner and good enough at football and rugby to have been offered county trials. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Translations for 'cross-country'

British English: cross-country /ˈkrɒsˈkʌntrɪ/ NOUN
Cross-country is the sport of running, riding, or skiing across open countryside.
She finished third in the world cross-country championships.
  • American English: cross-country
  • Arabic: سِبَاقُ الضَّاحِيَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cross-country esporte
  • Chinese: 越野运动
  • Croatian: kros
  • Czech: přespolní běh
  • Danish: terrænløb
  • Dutch: crosscountry
  • European Spanish: carrera a campo traviesa
  • Finnish: maasto- impossible to use without stating what kind of race it is, etc.
  • French: cross country
  • German: Geländelauf
  • Greek: κρος κάντρι
  • Italian: corsa campestre
  • Japanese: クロスカントリー
  • Korean: 크로스컨트리 경주
  • Norwegian: terrengløp
  • Polish: bieg przełajowy
  • European Portuguese: corrida a corta-mato desporto
  • Romanian: cursă pe teren accidentat
  • Russian: гонка по пересеченной местности
  • Spanish: carrera a campo traviesa
  • Swedish: längdåkning
  • Thai: ข้ามประเทศ
  • Turkish: arazide
  • Ukrainian: перегони по бездоріжжю
  • Vietnamese: cuộc đua việt dã

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