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intercity Line breaks: inter|city
Pronunciation: /ɪntəˈsɪti/

Definition of intercity in English:


1Existing or travelling between cities.
Example sentences
  • 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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with intercity

banditti, bitty, chitty, city, committee, ditty, gritty, kitty, megacity, nitty-gritty, Pitti, pity, pretty, slitty, smriti, spitty, vittae, witty
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