interprovincial

adjective

in·​ter·​pro·​vin·​cial ˌin-tər-prə-ˈvin(t)-shəl How to pronounce interprovincial (audio)
variants or less commonly inter-provincial
: occurring or existing between or involving two or more provinces
interprovincial travel
an interprovincial railroad system

Examples of interprovincial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thus the specter of all-out intertribal and interprovincial warfare would rise once more. Dirk Vandewalle, Foreign Affairs, 21 Mar. 2011 Beijing is also tightening traffic controls into and out of the city, barring interprovincial tour groups, and suspending sporting events, according to official announcements and local news reports. Vivian Wang, BostonGlobe.com, 13 June 2020 The speech also reiterated several old pledges, such as giving municipalities the authority to ban handguns, knocking down interprovincial trade barriers, implementing the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and moving toward a national program for prescription drugs. Washington Post, 23 Sep. 2020 The kernel of the deal was typical of the political wrangling of interprovincial Canadian politics. Brendan McAleer, Car and Driver, 2 Oct. 2022 That will then be extended to all commercial air passengers, travelers on interprovincial trains, and passengers on cruises. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 16 Aug. 2021 On August 13, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced that all commercial air travellers in Canada will be required to be vaccinated (alongside passengers on interprovincial trains and cruise ships). Danielle Campoamor, refinery29.com, 13 Aug. 2021 The Canadian government will soon require all air travelers and passengers on interprovincial trains to be vaccinated against COVID-19. BostonGlobe.com, 13 Aug. 2021 And notable for kids of all ages, the world’s first interprovincial zipline, Interzip Rogers, opened in June. Ashlea Halpern, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Aug. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interprovincial was in 1837

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“Interprovincial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interprovincial. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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