Meaning of cross-country

cross-coun•try

Pronunciation: (adj.krôs'kun"trē, kros'-n.krôs'kun'trē, -kun"-, kros'-), [key]
— adj., n., pl. tries.
—adj.
  1. directed or proceeding over fields, through woods, etc., rather than on a road or path: a cross-country race.
  2. from one end of the country to the other: a cross-country flight.
—n.
  1. a cross-country sport or race.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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