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interurban

[in-ter-ur-buh n] /ˌɪn tərˈɜr bən/
adjective
1.
of, located in, or operating between two or more cities or towns.
noun
2.
a train, bus, etc., or a transportation system operating between cities.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; inter- + urban
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Examples from the web for interurban
  • The electric interurban system was proclaimed the finest in this part of the country.
  • These were a vehicular, railroad, and interurban bridge.
  • The large interurban cars brought rapid transit to the area, with trains running hourly.
Word Origin and History for interurban
adj.

1883, from inter- + urban.

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