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Existing or conducted between or among schools.

in′ter·scho·las′ti·cal·ly adv.
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1. (Education) (of sports events, competitions, etc) occurring between two or more schools
2. (Education) representative of various schools
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(ˌɪn tər skəˈlæs tɪk)

existing or occurring between schools, or representative of different schools.
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Adj.1.interscholastic - used of competition or cooperation between secondary schools
extramural - carried on outside the bounds of an institution or community; "extramural sports"
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