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Definition of the adverb across the country

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  1. extending throughout an entire nation

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition (2012)

by S. George Philander

Human livelihoods across the country will be adversely affected by decreased precipitation and declines in agricultural productivity. In the face of these challenges, Mexico has adopted economic strategies for conservation and an active role in ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

From cross and post A post across the country, by the cross roads. Mr. Allen rose to great consideration by farainf the crost])Osts. Warbsrkm. CROSSQUE'STION, v. a. To crosMa- amine ; to embarrass by questions.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Police Science (2007)

by Jack R. Greene

Australia is generally experiencing an increasing investment in police organizations that is largely driven by increases in the numbers of sworn and unsworn police officers across the country. In 2003–2004, real recurrent expenditure (in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Local History (2000)

by Carol Kammen, Norma Prendergast

For instance, although the word "icing" is used across the country, it is a regionalism since it is used less frequently in the northern and Pacific regions of the country. The word's synonym, "frosting," also ranges across the country, but its use is ...

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2001)

Europe by Don Rubin, Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer

The German occupation had brought heavy losses across the country, both in human and material terms. Virtually every theatre in the country had been destroyed and members of most theatre companies were living wherever they could.

Google previewPhilologia Anglicana: or, a Philological and synonymical dictionary of the English language; in which the words are deduced from their originals-their sense defined-and the same illustrated and supported by proper examples and notes, critical and explanatory. [“A-Adornment” only.] (1806)

by Benjamin DAWSON (Rector of Burgh, Suffolk.)

Across the field, across the road, across the river, across the country, across the ocean, 6w.” 2. “ The harp hath the concave not along the strings, but across the strings; and no harp hath the sound so melting and prolonged as the Irish harp.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2012)

Volume 20: Social Class by Larry J. Griffin, Peggy G. Hargis, Charles Reagan Wilson

the strike very quickly spread down the train tracks until some 100,000 workers across the country had become involved, including Texas and Pacific Railroad workers in Marshall, Tex., ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law Enforcement (2004)

by Larry E Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorothy M Schulz, M. R. Haberfeld

Such a shift in tactics mirrored a hardening in attitudes across local, state, and federal governments toward gang populations in the post-1960s period as gang violence and crime increased dramatically across the country. As a progressive ...

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Small photo of The beautiful Grand Canyon/Grand/I took a road trip with my buddy and traveled across the country to spend a day here. It was totally worth it.Small photo of Wooden churches across the country, religionSmall photo of Sitting on the edge of a cliff at the Grand Canyon/Hang/I took a road trip with my buddy and traveled across the country to spend a day here. It was totally worth it.Small photo of young girl traveling across the country with a suitcase hitchhikedSmall photo of CHIPPENHAM, UK - DEC 26, 2015: A hunt master takes part in the Boxing Day fox hunt. Hunts traditionally meet across the country despite recent legal curtailments on hunting foxes with dogs.Small photo of Pantomime is an old culture of Thailand. Masks and clothing are the same across the country.Small photo of USSR, LENINGRAD - CIRCA 1953: Vintage photo of a man in a journey across the country More...

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The antiwar movement is a wild orgasm of anarchists sweeping across the country like a prairie fire. (Richard Milhous Nixon)
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