from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Involving, existing between, or connecting two or more states.
  • n. One of a system of highways extending between the major cities of the 48 contiguous United States.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, or relating to two or more states
  • adj. crossing states (usually provincial state, but also e.g. multinational sense).
  • n. A freeway that is part of the Interstate Highway System

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the mutual relations of States; existing between, or including, different States.
  • n. An interstate highway, part of the United States Interstate Highway system.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Existing or taking place between different states, or persons in different states; especially, carried on between the States of the American Union, or by persons in one State with persons in another.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States
  • adj. involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States


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