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A missile which is used for very long ranged attacks, often between continents; hence, inter-continental. These missiles often carry nuclear material which is used to create large explosions, such as those used by the United States during World War II.
The inter-continental ballistic missile completely devastated the country because of it's extreme heat and radiation.
by Michael Biz May 21, 2008