intercity

adjective

in·​ter·​city ˌin-tər-ˈsi-tē How to pronounce intercity (audio)
variants or inter-city
: occurring in or extending or operating between two or more cities
intercity travel

Examples of intercity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those intercity railway services, Beijing-Kowloon and Shanghai-Kowloon, launched in 1997. Maggie Wong, CNN, 16 June 2024 That will include intercity long distance buses, like those operated by MegaBus, as well as regional bus services like the Hampton Jitney. Evan Simko-Bednarski, New York Daily News, 25 Mar. 2024 And what will happen to the approximately 60 million people who still rely on intercity buses as their dominant mode of transportation? Justin Klawans, theweek, 14 Feb. 2024 Nearly half of its trains operate at top speeds of 100 miles per hour or greater, and its high-speed intercity passenger rail trains operate at speeds up to 150 miles per hour, Amtrak said. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 28 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for intercity 

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Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intercity was in 1872

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“Intercity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intercity. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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