or tri-state

  1. pertaining to a territory made up of three adjoining states: a tristate league.
  2. pertaining to the three adjoining parts of such states: the tristate region of Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska.

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  1. (of a digital computer chip) having high, low, and floating output states
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