Cross River

  1. 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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How to use Cross River in a sentence

  • 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
  • In speaking of the inhabitants of this river, I must also include the people who inhabit the lower part of the Cross River.

    West African studies | Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • 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
  • Old Calabar, on an affluent of the Cross River, is a recognized centre of the trade of the Oil river sections.

    Stanley in Africa | James P. Boyd