from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. referring to a State of the American Union, in contrast to the general government.
- adj. Relating to any nation-state.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or existing with reference to, a State of the American Union, as distinguished from the general government.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, of considered in relation to a particular State; state, as distinguished from national.
state + -al (Wiktionary)