intrastate

adjective
in·​tra·​state | \ˌin-trə-ˈstāt, -(ˌ)trä-\

Definition of intrastate 

: existing or occurring within a state

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Corsair has the necessary operating certificate to transport intrastate commercial passengers under Part 135 and a clean operating record, the spokesman said. Fredrick Kunkle, Washington Post, "Los Angeles sky taxi takes off in bid to create Uber-like flight-hailing," 11 June 2018 Fans of Penn State and Pittsburgh football were excited when the celebrated intrastate rivalry between the two universities resumed in 2016 after a 16-year hiatus. Joe Juliano, Philly.com, "Fans of Pittsburgh-Penn State rivalry are going to have to wait after 2019," 9 May 2018 The two sides also clashed over whether there is a right to intrastate travel, a key component of two civil rights charges on which both Kelly and Baroni were convicted. Washington Post, "Former Christie allies: Bridge realignment didn’t break law," 24 Apr. 2018 The Texans will host three prime-time games this fall, including their first home game against the intrastate foe Cowboys since 2014. John Mcclain, Houston Chronicle, "Texans' schedule highlighted by three prime-time home games," 19 Apr. 2018 The Flyers have won four of the six playoff series against their intrastate rivals, including an upset in the wild 2012 series, when the teams combined for 56 goals and a gazillion fights. Sam Carchidi, Philly.com, "Flyers-Penguins preview: Battle for Pa. is intriguing series," 11 Apr. 2018 If approved by the full General Assembly, tolls are expected on interstates like I-95 and I-84, but no final decisions have been made on whether they would be installed on smaller, intrastate highways like Route 2 and Route 9. Christopher Keating, courant.com, "Tolls, Marijuana, Gambling And Budget Remain On General Assembly's Agenda," 8 Apr. 2018 The Bulldogs' loss to intrastate rival Purdue did nothing to tarnish Jordan's first season back in Indianapolis. Perry A. Farrell, Detroit Free Press, "Butler basketball job suits ex-Michigan assistant LaVall Jordan well," 18 Mar. 2018 But when asked later about the looming matchup, specifically against Louisville, NKU's junior center smiled wide, hardly hiding any delight in playing the intrastate powerhouse. Charlie Hatch, Cincinnati.com, "NKU excited to play Louisville, 'one of the greatest schools in college basketball history'," 13 Mar. 2018

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1903, in the meaning defined above

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intrastate

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of intrastate

: occurring within a state

intrastate

adjective
in·​tra·​state | \ˌin-trə-ˈstāt, ˈin-trə-ˌstāt \

Legal Definition of intrastate 

: existing within a state interstate and intrastate commerce

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