Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or connecting urban areas.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Existing between cities; connecting cities or towns; running or plying between two or more cities or towns: as, an interurban railway.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Going between, or connecting, cities or towns.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, involving or joining two or more urban centres
  • noun A railway connecting two or more urban centres.

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Examples

  • Nothing herein shall be construed as now affecting the possession, operation and control of street electric passenger railways, including railways commonly called interurban, whether such railways be or be not owned or controlled by such railroad companies or systems.

    In Our First Year of the War Messages and Addresses to the Congress and the People, March 5, 1917 to January 6, 1918

  • Such regional "artifacts" raise the real question--need such places be facade-based shells, largely touristic, dominated in the summer by strangers rejoicing not just in local wine and pesto, but, ironically, the lack of cars and the wonders of a small-scale, interurban trek?

    Charles R. Wolfe: Rethinking the Essence of Urbanism

  • I abandoned my horse and saddle at Xochimilco, and, catching an interurban electric car, rode into the capital.

    The Zapata interview

  • I abandoned my horse and saddle at Xochimilco, and, catching an interurban electric car, rode into the capital.

    The Zapata interview

  • There are ten thousand cities in the United States to-night lighted by the companies owned or controlled by Standard Oil, and in as many cities all the electric transportation, -- urban, suburban, and interurban, -- is in the hands of Standard Oil.

    Chapter 9: The Mathematics of a Dream

  • Such regional "artifacts" raise the real question--need such places be facade-based shells, largely touristic, dominated in the summer by strangers rejoicing not just in local wine and pesto, but, ironically, the lack of cars and the wonders of a small-scale, interurban trek?

    Charles R. Wolfe: Rethinking the Essence of Urbanism

  • Such regional "artifacts" raise the real question--need such places be facade-based shells, largely touristic, dominated in the summer by strangers rejoicing not just in local wine and pesto, but, ironically, the lack of cars and the wonders of a small-scale, interurban trek?

    Charles R. Wolfe: Rethinking the Essence of Urbanism

  • Such regional "artifacts" raise the real question--need such places be facade-based shells, largely touristic, dominated in the summer by strangers rejoicing not just in local wine and pesto, but, ironically, the lack of cars and the wonders of a small-scale, interurban trek?

    Charles R. Wolfe: Rethinking the Essence of Urbanism

  • Such regional "artifacts" raise the real question--need such places be facade-based shells, largely touristic, dominated in the summer by strangers rejoicing not just in local wine and pesto, but, ironically, the lack of cars and the wonders of a small-scale, interurban trek?

    Charles R. Wolfe: Rethinking the Essence of Urbanism

  • I am hopeful that within 20 years, this country will have the same or better electric interurban rail service we had 80 years ago. charles Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Ride the Train

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