- located between mountains or mountain ranges: an intermontane lake.
Also in·ter·moun·tain [in-ter-moun-tn] /ˌɪn tərˈmaʊn tn/.
Origin of intermontane
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Excepting the mining regions, the population of mountainous countries is apt to be found mainly in the intermontane valleys.
The intermontane valleys between the Andean ranges have the climate of the temperate zone; wheat and sheep are produced.
- occurring or situated between mountain rangesan intermontane basin
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