crosstown

[kraws-toun, kros-]
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:
1885–90; cross- + town

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Example sentences
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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