located between mountains or mountain ranges: an intermontane lake.
- Also in·ter·moun·tain [in-ter-moun-tn]. /ˌɪn tərˈmaʊn tn/.
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How to use intermontane in a sentence
Excepting the mining regions, the population of mountainous countries is apt to be found mainly in the intermontane valleys.
What is true of the larger intermontane valleys is true also of the narrow stream valleys of mountain and plateau regions.
The intermontane valleys between the Andean ranges have the climate of the temperate zone; wheat and sheep are produced.
British Dictionary definitions for intermontane
occurring or situated between mountain ranges: an intermontane basin
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