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intercontinental

[in-ter-kon-tn-en-tl] /ˌɪn tərˌkɒn tnˈɛn tl/
adjective
1.
between or among continents; involving two or more continents:
intercontinental trade.
2.
traveling or capable of traveling between continents:
intercontinental airplanes.
Origin of intercontinental
1850-1855
1850-55; inter- + continental
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intercontinental

/ˌɪntəˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl/
adjective
1.
relating to travel, commerce, relations, etc, between continents
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Word Origin and History for intercontinental
adj.

1825, American English, from inter- + continental. Of missiles, from 1956.

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