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

  • adj. Relating to, involving, or connecting two or more cities: intercity rivalry; an intercity bus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That connects cities one with another.
  • n. Something that runs between cities, such as a railroad.


inter- +‎ city (Wiktionary)


  • We went to some kind of intercity Filipino gathering once, in St. Louis.

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  • released last week found that the so-called intercity curbside bus market-operators like BoltBus and MegaBus, which we have Felix Salmon have written good posts about this, but Mother Jones

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • When traveling in Asia and Europe, I just naturally gravitate to trains and buses for "intercity" transport -- even if I never bother with them at home -- just because they make sense and are more convenient!


  • By the time he was assigned to work at the electronics store in the late seventies, sports had been officially rehabilitated, and Shen’s work unit fielded a variety of teams to compete in a kind of intercity workers’ league.


  • "intercity" transport -- even if I never bother with them at home -- just because they make sense and are more convenient!


  • Beyond the Washington-Boston corridor, trains account for 0.5% of all intercity trips, meaning that in most parts of the country Amtrak is an inconsequential and anachronistic mode of intercity travel.

    Amtrak's Banner Year

  • I have not yet met with an intercity bus which charges for extra baggage -- your camping equipment --.

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  • According to Amtrak data, "Amtrak Rail" has a 6 percent market share in the NEC intercity market, with air at 5 percent and highway at 89 percent.

    President Obama Sees Amtrak as Key to America's Transportation

  • The House transportation and infrastructure committee has currently proposed $5 billion in stimulus funds for intercity rail – not even a down payment on what it would cost to convert the U.S. to high-speed rail.

    Matthew Yglesias » The High-Speed Rail Stimulus?

  • What about rail projects other than intercity high-speed rail?

    Matthew Yglesias » The High-Speed Rail Stimulus?


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