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  1. of or relating to to an intersection, or a place where two or more roads, lines, or elements meet: intersectional traffic flow.
  2. noting or relating to intersectionality, the theory that the overlap of social identities contributes to the specific type of oppression and discrimination experienced by an individual.
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Origin of intersectional

First recorded in 1845–50; intersection + -al1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for intersectional

Historical Examples of intersectional

  • At every stage of the intersectional debate the cause of the south supporting State sovereignty became stronger.

    The Brothers' War

    John Calvin Reed