- (of population figures, etc) estimated at a time between official censuses
C19: from inter- + censal, irregularly formed from census
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The substitution of blocks of dwellings for small houses had also made considerable progress during the intercensal period.The Sanitary Evolution of London
Henry Lorenzo Jephson
Hence the name of lustrum came to denote the intercensal term, or a period of five years.