interstate interstate  /ˌɪn tər ˈsteɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States
  2. (adj) involving and relating to the mutual relations of states especially of the United States

Usage(s):

  1. In each case the Government did prove a connection with interstate commerce.
  2. It banned interstate sales of raw milk 20 years ago but left it up to individual states to decide what to do about commerce within their borders.
  3. In the new congressional session, that includes pushing laws aimed at limiting access of minors to interstate abortions and giving legal rights to fertilized eggs in utero.

News

  1. First Interstate Motel Reaches Agreement With Health Department To Avoid Losing License June 14th, 2013

    The First Interstate Motel can stay open for now: after pushing back several hearings over alleged health code violations, the owner and Natrona County Health Department have come to an agreement.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KCWY Casper

  2. Interstate 64 West shut due to accident in Shelby County

    Interstate 64 westbound is shutdown due to a serious accident at Exit 53 in Shelby County. The crash was reported at 3:50 p.m. and is expected to keep the express shut for a couple of hours.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

  3. Interstate Specialty Products Precisely Die Cuts Microporous Polymers

    Interstate Specialty Products, Inc. custom die cuts microporous PTFE, polyethylene, and polypropylene polymers for a wide variety of barrier, filtration, and vacuum, applications. They stock sheets, rods, ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "One of the things I think everyone agrees with around reauthorization of the highway bill is that the highway trust fund is an antiquated system for funding our highways," LaHood said. "It did work to build the interstate system and it was...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Ray LaHood Source: FOXNews

  2. Obama said his plan would "make the single-largest new investment in our national infrastructure since President Eisenhower established the Interstate Highway System in the 1950s."
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

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