Definition of intercity in English:


Line breaks: inter|city
Pronunciation: /ɪntəˈsɪti


  • 1Existing or travelling between cities.
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    • City and intercity public transportation was halted following a strike by drivers on Thursday.
    • Conceptually, intercity travel breaks down into five phases.
    • But as for intercity travel in the 21st century, we should be looking forward to something like this.
  • 1.1 (also • trademark InterCity) Denoting express passenger rail services in the UK: one of the hourly InterCity services to Norwich
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    • A spokesman for Transport 2000, a campaigning group, said: ‘This is not good news for people who are using the railways other than those on the fast intercity routes.’
    • The rail chaos which has gripped Britain has overshadowed the forthcoming billion pound franchise for one of the UK's major intercity routes from Scotland to London - the East Coast mainline.
    • With this order, all intercity trains over 30 years old will be removed from the fleet, and modern trains will operate all inter-city services.

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