Cross River


noun

a state of SE Nigeria, on the Gulf of Guinea. Capital: Calabar. Pop: 2 888 966 (2006). Area: 20 156 sq km (7782 sq miles)Former name (until 1976): South-Eastern State

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Example sentences from the Web for Cross River

  • The branches dipped low in front over the water, shutting out the sky except along the tops of the cross-river jungle.

    Edge of the Jungle|William Beebe
  • Foe's flat, high up on a block overlooking the Chelsea embankment, fairly rocked under squalls of a cross-river wind.

    Foe-Farrell|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch