intergalactic

[ in-ter-guh-lak-tik ]
/ ˌɪn tər gəˈlæk tɪk /
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adjective

of, existing, or occurring in the space between galaxies: The science-fiction movie was about an intergalactic war.

Origin of intergalactic

First recorded in 1925–30; inter- + galactic
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British Dictionary definitions for intergalactic

intergalactic

/ (ˌɪntəɡəˈlæktɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, or existing between two or more galaxiesthe dark clouds of intergalactic space
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Word Origin and History for intergalactic

intergalactic


adj.

1928, from inter- + galactic.

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