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INTERSTATE

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does interstate mean? 

INTERSTATE (noun)
  The noun INTERSTATE has 1 sense:

1. one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States

  Familiarity information: INTERSTATE used as a noun is very rare.


INTERSTATE (adjective)
  The adjective INTERSTATE has 1 sense:

1. involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States

  Familiarity information: INTERSTATE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERSTATE (noun)


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Meaning:

One of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

interstate; interstate highway

Hypernyms ("interstate" is a kind of...):

highway; main road (a major road for any form of motor transport)


INTERSTATE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States

Context examples:

Interstate Highway Commission / interstate highways / Interstate Commerce Commission / interstate commerce

Antonym:

intrastate (relating to or existing within the boundaries of a state)


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