intercolonial

adjective in·ter·co·lo·nial \ ˌin-tər-kə-ˈlō-nē-əl , -nyəl \
variants: or less commonly inter-colonial

Definition of intercolonial

1 : occurring or existing between two or more colonies
  • intercolonial trade/travel
  • nearly resulted in bringing about an intercolonial war between Pennsylvania and Virginia.
  • —Theodore Roosevelt
2 : of, relating to, or constituting a group or association having members in two or more colonies
  • The actions of this intercolonial legislature would be subject to the veto of the British government
  • —Henry W. Bragdon et al.

First Known Use of intercolonial

1843

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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