Extending or taking place between or among continents: intercontinental exploration; intercontinental cooperation.
Having the capability of traveling from one continent to another: an intercontinental ballistic missile; an intercontinental airline.
American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.