crosstown

[kraws-toun, kros-]
adverb
  1. in a direction extending across a town or city: The car sped crosstown.
noun
  1. Informal. a bus running primarily in a crosstown direction.

Origin of crosstown

First recorded in 1885–90; cross- + town
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cross-town

adjective
  1. US and Canadian going across or following a route across a towna cross-town bus
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