intercontinental intercontinental  /ˌɪn tər ˌkɑn tə ˈnɛn təl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) extending or taking place between or among continents

Usage(s):

  1. The PRC has currently underway three intercontinental mobile missile programs two road-mobile, and one submarine-launched.
  2. In a 2001 test, an intercontinental ballistic missile was destroyed by an interceptor missile.
  3. The PRC is developing several new, solid-propellant, mobile intercontinental ballistic missiles.

News

  1. InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts Invites Guests To Stay Longer In Europe This Summer

    NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  InterContinental Hotels & Resorts , the luxury brand from InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), is encouraging guests to extend their summer trips with an exclusive ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. InterContinental Enters Grand Cayman - Analyst Blog

    Leading hotelier, InterContinental Hotels Group ( IHG ), recently unveiled its first Holiday Inn Resort branded property -- Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman -- in Grand Cayman, Cayman
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. InterContinental Enters Grand Cayman

    InterContinental debuts Holiday Inn Resort branded property in Grand Cayman.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "With continued foreign assistance," Mr. Bush said, "Iran could develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the United States and all of Europe before 2015."
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: New York Times

  2. Lavrov, speaking at the disarmament conference, quoted President Dmitry Medvedev as saying a new agreement should limit not only nuclear warheads "but also strategic delivery vehicles, ie intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine-launched...
    on Mar 7, 2009 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: Reuters

  3. "You don't normally engage in conversations by threatening to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles, and it's not a way to produce a conversation because if you acquiesce in aberrant behavior, you simply encourage the repetition of it, which...
    on Jun 21, 2006 By: John Bolton Source: USA Today

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