Definitions for "cross-country"
from one side of a country to the other; as, a cross-country railway.
moving across open country rather than following tracks or roads; as, a cross-country race. Opposite of road.
a race over a course including countryside, rather than over roads or prepared paths.
Keywords:  ridden, miles, nautical, fallen, pen
Competition in which horses are ridden over a long course - about 5 miles - containing up to 30 natural jumps such as a hedge, gate, sheep pen, stream and fallen tree.
A flight between two airports, with a landing at each, and covering a distance of at least 50 nautical miles. The flight may consist of several different legs, with landings at each airport along the route.
Keywords:  nordic, skiing, commonly, term
Commonly used term for Nordic skiing.