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crosstown

[kraws-toun, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌtaʊn, ˈkrɒs-/
adjective
1.
situated or traveling in a direction extending across a town or city:
a crosstown street; a crosstown bus.
adverb
2.
in a direction extending across a town or city:
The car sped crosstown.
noun
3.
Informal. a bus running primarily in a crosstown direction.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; cross- + town
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  • Driving crosstown for lunch is an easy, if maddening, way to appreciate the scheme's logic.
  • Except it was pretty cool being able to cut through crosstown traffic, running lights and stopping cars.
  • Many of the crosstown routes have the same number as the street on which they cross.

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