bistate

[bahy-steyt]

adjective

of, relating to, or involving two states, especially of the U.S.: a bistate water commission.
of, relating to, or involving the area where two states adjoin: Three million people work in the bistate area.

Nearby words

  1. bissextus,
  2. bisso,
  3. bissonata,
  4. bist,
  5. bistable,
  6. bister,
  7. bisto,
  8. bistort,
  9. bistoury,
  10. bistre

Origin of bistate

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

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