Definition of Intercontinental

1. Adjective. Extending or taking place between or among continents. "Intercontinental flights"

Similar to: World-wide, Worldwide
Antonyms: Continental



Definition of Intercontinental

1. a. Between or among continents; subsisting or carried on between continents; as, intercontinental relations or commerce.

Definition of Intercontinental

1. Adjective. Taking place between two or more continents. ¹

2. Adjective. Having the ability to travel between continents. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Intercontinental

intercondyloid notch
interconference
interconfessional
interconnect
interconnected
interconnectedness
interconnecting
interconnection
interconnections
interconnective
interconnectivity
interconnects
interconsonantal
interconsonantally
intercontact
intercontinental
intercontinental ballistic missile
interconversion
interconversions
interconvert
interconverted
interconvertible
interconverting
interconverts
intercooler
intercoolers
intercornual ligament
intercorporate
intercorrelate
intercorrelated

Literary usage of Intercontinental

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. U. S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's edited by Christopher Cox (1999)
"The PLA's Future "East Wind" Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles Missiles in ... The PLA is currently developing two road-mobile intercontinental ballistic ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"RECURRENT TETRAHEDRAL DEFORMATIONS AND Intercontinental TORSIONS. BY BK EMERSON. (Received May 5, 1917.) Starting a long time ago to write a review of a ..."

3. Panama to Patagonia: The Isthmian Canal and the West Coast Countries to by Charles Melville Pepper (1906)
"... CANAL Philosophic Spanish-American View — Henry Clay's Mistaken Population Prophecy — The Andes Not a Canal Limitation — Intercontinental Railway Spurs ..."

4. Confederation: Or, The Political and Parliamentary History of Canada, from by John Hamilton Gray (1872)
"... of Asiatic trade to England—Action of United States net. to be tested by ordinary rules of reasoning—Interest of Canada as separate—Intercontinental ..."

5. Riparian Lands of the Mississippi River, Past--present--prospective: Being a by Frank H. Tompkins (1901)
"... the building of the short railways across Central America, and of the grand culmination, the construction of the intercontinental railway from the ..."

6. Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities by William Henry Holmes (1919)
"V. PROBLEMS OF Intercontinental COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS of race and culture origins, discussed in some detail in the preceding section, are necessarily the ..."

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