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adjective in·ter·state \ˌin-tər-ˈstāt\

Definition of interstate

  1. :  of, connecting, or existing between two or more states especially of the United States <interstate commerce>

1844

First Known Use of interstate

1844


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noun in·ter·state \ˈin-tər-ˌstāt\

Definition of interstate

  1. :  any of a system of expressways connecting most major United States cities —called also interstate highway

Examples of interstate in a sentence

  1. You'll get there quicker if you take the interstate.

1968

First Known Use of interstate

1968


INTERSTATE Defined for English Language Learners

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interstate

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adjective in·ter·state \ˌin-tər-ˈstāt\

Definition of interstate for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or connecting different states : existing or occurring between states especially in the U.S.


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noun in·ter·state \ˈin-tər-ˌstāt\

Definition of interstate for English Language Learners

  • : a major highway that connects two or more states : an interstate highway


INTERSTATE Defined for Kids

interstate

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adjective in·ter·state \ˌin-tər-ˈstāt\

Definition of interstate for Students

  1. :  existing or occurring between two or more states <an interstate highway>


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