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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A place where two lines, roads, tracks etc. going from one side of something such as a road, river, room etc to the other. Also: (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids.

Usage examples (36)
  • It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river.
  • The Santa Teresa crossing is my favorite -- you avoid Juarez and El Paso.
  • This crossing is a bit out of the way, but it is virtually empty all the time.
  • We came through Laredo with no problem and wonder if this crossing is as easy as Laredo. for more
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