bi·​state | \ ˈbī-ˌstāt How to pronounce bistate (audio) \

Definition of bistate

: of or relating to two states

Examples of bistate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That kicked into high gear the effort to build the bridges with the creation of the bistate Ohio River Bridges Project and a group to oversee efforts to pay for the bridges using federal tax dollars and tolls. Joseph Gerth, The Courier-Journal, "Mitch McConnell, Muhammad Ali's death and gay marriage are the top stories of the decade," 31 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of bistate

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Bistate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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