Interstate



[adjective in-ter-steyt; noun in-ter-steyt] /adjective ˌɪn tərˈsteɪt; noun ˈɪn tərˌsteɪt/

adjective
1.
connecting or involving different :
interstate commerce.
noun
2.
a highway serving two or more .
3.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a highway that is part of the nationwide U.S. Interstate Highway System.
/ˈɪntəˌsteɪt/
adjective
1.
between or involving two or more of the states of the US, Australia, etc
adverb
2.
(Austral) to or into another state
verb
3.
(US) a motorway crossing between states
adj.

1845, from inter- + state (n.). As “an interstate highway,” by 1986, American English.

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