the land area separating adjacent stream valleys.
Origin of interfluve
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
a ridge or area of land dividing two river valleys
Word Origin for interfluve
C20: back formation from interfluvial, from inter- + Latin fluvius river
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
The region of higher land between two rivers that are in the same drainage system.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.