/ (ˌɪntəˈsɛnsəl) /
(of population figures, etc) estimated at a time between official censuses
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Word Origin for intercensal
C19: from inter- + censal, irregularly formed from census
Words nearby intercensal
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Example sentences from the Web for intercensal
Hence the name of lustrum came to denote the intercensal term, or a period of five years.
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