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or cross-town  (krôs′toun′, krŏs′-)
Running, extending, or going across a city or town: a crosstown street; crosstown traffic.
Across a city or town: traveling crosstown.
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(ˈkrɔsˌtaʊn, ˈkrɒs-)

1. extending or traveling across to the opposite side of a town or city: a crosstown bus.
2. across a town or city: to hurry crosstown.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crosstown - going or extending across a town or city; "the crosstown bus"; "crosstown traffic"
crossed - placed crosswise; "spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers"; "crossed forks"; "seated with arms across"
Adv.1.crosstown - across a town or city; "he traveled crosstown"
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References in classic literature ?
But within that minute a crosstown car had stopped directly in front of the cab.
The Blues impressively won away last weekend against Mowden Park and Darlington, although a good side, should not rate in the same category as their crosstown rivals.
Fishermen yesterday recovered the bodies of Sharon Grace, 29, Michaela, four, and three-year-old Abi from the River Slaney at Kaats Strand, Crosstown in Co Wexford.
The building is just two blocks north of Dyckman Street, one of the area's primary retail corridors which serves as the major crosstown thoroughfare connecting the east and west sides of Manhattan.
The 70,000 square-foot building, located between 5th and 6th Avenues, is situated on a heavily-trafficked crosstown street with a strong retail presence.
Neighboring retailers include Godiva, Coach, Time Cafe, Lowes 84th Street Theatre, Ollies Noodle, Origins, French Roast, Crosstown Sports and The Gap.
And Metro North riders, who never got their hook-up in The Bronx, would probably put up with banks of crosstown buses to Grand Central to get home from Manhattan Yankee games.
The viaduct rises from 40th Street above crosstown traffic to circle Grand Central Terminal.