cross|town [ `krɔs,taun ] adjective, adverb AMERICAN
going across a town:
a 15-minute crosstown drive
a. from the other side of a town:
The team lost 3 0 to crosstown rivals.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • crosstown — UK [ˈkrɒsˌtaʊn] / US [ˈkrɔsˌtaʊn] adjective, adverb American 1) going across a town a 15 minute crosstown drive 2) from the other side of a town The team lost 3–0 to crosstown rivals, United …   English dictionary

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