intercity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inter- +‎ city

Adjective[edit]

intercity (not comparable)

  1. That connects cities with other cities.
    • 2013 June 1, “Ideas coming down the track”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8838, page 13 (Technology Quarterly): 
      A “moving platform” scheme [] is more technologically ambitious than maglev trains even though it relies on conventional rails. Local trains would use side-by-side rails to roll alongside intercity trains and allow passengers to switch trains by stepping through docking bays.
    I plan to catch an intercity train, or bus.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

intercity (plural intercities)

  1. Something that runs between cities, such as a railroad.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English intercity.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

intercity c (plural intercity's, diminutive intercity'tje n)

  1. intercity train

Synonyms[edit]