or bi·state

[ bahy-steyt ]

  1. of, relating to, or involving two adjoining states: a bi-state water commission.

  2. of, relating to, or involving the region where two states adjoin: Three million people work in the bi-state area.

Origin of bi-state

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; bi-1 + state

Words Nearby bi-state Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024