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interurban

[ in-ter-ur-buh n ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈɜr bən /
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adjective

of, located in, or operating between two or more cities or towns.

noun

a train, bus, etc., or a transportation system operating between cities.

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civic, civil, municipal, urban, burghal, citified, megalopolitan

Nearby words

intertropical convergence zone, intertubercular plane, intertwine, intertwist, intertype, interurban, interureteric fold, interval, interval estimate, interval estimation, interval of convergence

Origin of interurban

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; inter- + urban
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Word Origin and History for inter-urban

interurban


adj.

1883, from inter- + urban.

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