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

  • adj. Relating to or existing within the boundaries of a state.

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  • adj. Within (intra-) a state.
  • n. A highway completely within a state (not an interstate).

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

  • adj. relating to or existing within the boundaries of a state


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  • You throw out all the record books and rankings in intrastate rivalry games like this.

  • I deny that the interstate commerce power or the tax power include the authority to imprison people for choosing not to engage in intrastate commerce.] Davo (Quote)

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  • I view “state’s rights” as the right of states to conduct their own affairs without the interference of the federal government, and not just in intrastate commerce.

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  • Regardless of Mr. Christie's decision, gambling experts say momentum is growing behind states' efforts to legalize online gambling for their own residents, known as intrastate gambling.

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  • Several state legislatures, including Florida, Iowa, California, Nevada and New Jersey, have debated bills that would legalize online poker only for residents of their states, known as "intrastate gambling."

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  • Nobody can seriously argue that the health care industry operates only in "intrastate" commerce and that the mandate provisions in this bill cannot be effectively disentangled from the comprehensive economic approach that Congress adopted to fix the deep flaws in our current health insurance system.

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  • While some argue that section 2 is inapposite because the Supreme Court interprets other provisions with similar references as nevertheless encompassing District residents - for example, Congress's power to regulate interstate commerce - these few cases merely reconcile legal incongruities (commerce between the District and California cannot be "intrastate").

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  • The FCC has authority over all telemarketers, while the FTC's jurisdiction doesn't cover telemarketing activities by airlines, insurance companies, financial institutions and intrastate telemarketers.

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  • It remains unclear whether intrastate online gambling complies with federal law, and permitting full-scale casinos in New York would require amending the state constitution.

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  • The order applies to interstate transmission lines, over which FERC has jurisdiction, but not the intrastate lines that remain a matter of state control.

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