in·​tra·​state | \ ˌin-trə-ˈstāt How to pronounce intrastate (audio) , -(ˌ)trä-\

Definition of intrastate

: existing or occurring within a state

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Therefore, Band 139 will also support the Hawkeyes when the football team visits to Ames for the annual Cy-Hawk Series game against intrastate rival Iowa State. Javier Elias, Houston Chronicle, "Fort Bend County students earn honors nationwide," 9 Sep. 2019 Altuve's homer was his 13th of the season and his first since the Astros last played their intrastate rivals on July 14. Matt Wyatt, Houston Chronicle, "Astros crush 3 consecutive homers vs. Rangers," 19 July 2019 Cannabis-legalization proposals thus bifurcate into intrastate-only policies and interstate ones. Ilya Shapiro, National Review, "Congress Needs to Settle the Looming Cannabis-Regulation Fight," 10 July 2019 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,, "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,, "Flyers-Penguins preview: Battle for Pa. is intriguing series," 11 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of intrastate

1903, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of intrastate

: occurring within a state


in·​tra·​state | \ ˌin-trə-ˈstāt, ˈin-trə-ˌstāt How to pronounce intrastate (audio) \

Legal Definition of intrastate

: existing within a state interstate and intrastate commerce

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